This Film was part of a previous programme. The 2017 festival programme will be announced on the 4 May 2016.
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
Director(s): Morgan Neville
Producer(s): Morgan Neville, Caitrin Rogers
Country: United States
Duration: 96 min
Premiere status: UK Premiere
What is the social role of music? Putting aside the classical repertoire that propelled his fame, the cellist Yo-Yo Ma has spent the last two decades assembling musicians for his Silk Road Ensemble. Drawing from the personal biographies of four international musicians, Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) chronicles a musical experiment that also unveils the difficult realities of exile and migration.
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