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'Music of Strangers' provides some remedy to global isolationism / ComicsVerse

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There have been plenty of reflections here at ComicsVerse and in other pop culture-focused publications about the significance of art during the current turbulence of the global political climate. Nationalism has seen a surge in popularity and many countries in the world are closing its doors to turn inward instead of reaching out to support their neighbors in the global village. It seems like a moment of kismet that Morgan Neville's newest documentary THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: YO-YO MA AND THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE provides audiences with a beautiful remedy to the ugliness of global isolationism.

Neville made a name for himself with the Academy Award winning documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, which also focused on a specific niche in the world of music. In this film, Neville's focus is on the Silk Road Ensemble, a group of international musicians under the leadership of renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.   READ THE FULL ComicsVerse ARTICLE