This spring, The Roxy Theater is proud to bring you WORLD VIEW: CULTURES IN HARMONY - five films which highlight and celebrate the unifying power of music around the world. Hosted by Global and Cultural Affairs in Arts Missoula, and presented free of charge.
From the director of the Oscar (R)-winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and the critically acclaimed Best of Enemies, the new film The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble tells the extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The feature-length documentary follows this group of diverse instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, visual artists and storytellers as they explore the power of music to preserve tradition, shape cultural evolution and inspire hope.
World View is sponsored by Rideg Law Firm and US Bank. The Music of Strangers is sponsored by Missoula Symphony Association.
Hosted By Global and Cultural Affairs in Arts Missoula Sponsored By Missoula Symphony Association, Rideg Law Firm, US Bank
Morgan Neville, 2016, US, UK, Turkey, China, 96 minutes, PG-13
Genre: Documentary Cast Members: Yo-Yo Ma, Kinan Azmeh, Kayhan Kalhor Original Language: English, Mandarin, Persian
Music: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Abigail Washburn, Bill Frisell, Gregory Porter, Lisa Fischer, R