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No matter where you go in the world, you'll find someone who speaks music. So what happens when a motley crew of international artists look for the universal thread that unites their traditions? Does their art matter in a world "as messed up" as this one? Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom, Best of Enemies) explores these questions in his new documentary, The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble. Describing the film as his most personal to date, the director explore the humanizing power of art and value of music as a tool for social change. 

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