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Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble - 'The Music of Strangers' / Flick Filosopher review

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Oh my god, I so needed this movie right now. And you do too: it is a wonderful respite in our divided times.tweet Let veteran music documentarian Morgan Neville - he made the amazing 20 Feet from Stardom - introduce you to the Silk Road Ensemble. They are a sort of supergroup of musicians from countries along that ancient trading route who play traditional instruments - from different traditions, mind - in modern arrangements to produce gorgeous, lush music unlike anything you've ever heard before.tweet (You get a lot of it in the film, and then you will want to instantly buy all their albums, because you Will. Need. More.)

This soul-refreshing documentary celebrates difference as a beautiful thing vital to making great art, and for making a better world for everyone.tweet.  READ THE FULL Flick Filosopher REVIEW