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|8:30PM||Live Music by Ljova and Mathias Kunzli|
|10:30PM||Q&A with filmmaker Morgan Neville|
|11:00PM||After Party sponsored by Stella Artois|
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (Morgan Neville | USA | 96 min.)
From the director of the Oscar®-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.
Presented in Partnership with: The Orchard. In theaters June 10
MORGAN NEVILLE (Director, Producer) is one of the top documentary filmmakers in the industry. His film 20 Feet from Stardom won the 2014 Academy Award® for Best Documentary as well as a Grammy Award for Best Music Film. Neville has been nominated for four additional Grammys including bids for Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story, Muddy Waters Can’t Be Satisfied and Johnny Cash’s America. He won an Emmy Award® for his telefilm Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues. Neville’s non-music films include The Cool School and Beauty Is Embarrassing. His latest film, Best of Enemies, was purchased by Magnolia Pictures at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was released on July 31, 2015.