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The Music of Strangers wins at Provincetown International Film Festival

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The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Grammy-nominated Silk Road Ensemble is a documentary feature from Oscar® and Emmy-winning director Morgan Neville. The film tells the story of the Ensemble and Silkroad, its parent organization, and is playing in theatres throughout the US all this month, the film has was awarded by The Provincetown International Film Festival.

The Music of Strangers is the companion film to Silk Road new album - Sing Me Home. Produced by Silk Road Ensemble member Johnny Gandelsman and Grammy Award winner Kevin Killen (U2, Kate Bush, Elvis Castello, David Bowie), the album examines the ever-changing idea of home, with original and traditional tunes composed or arranged by members of the Ensemble's unique collective of global artists. Each piece invites listeners to explore the "music of home" through the individual experiences of Ensemble members, many of whom are immigrants. The result is a compelling collection of innovative and deeply moving tributes to the rich cultural heritage of the Balkans, China, Galicia, India, Iran, Ireland, Japan, Mali, people of the Roma, Syria, and the United States.