Sound of the Soul

Directed by Stephen Olsson

Year: 2005
Running Time: 150
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Country: U.S.
Language: English, Arabic, Persian, French with subtitles
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Sound of the Soul

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Editor Padma Prakasha
Directed by Stephen Olsson


SOUND OF THE SOUL is a compelling portrait of an Arab country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews have lived together in relative peace for centuries. Beautifully photographed during the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music, the film presents unforgettable performances from groups from Morocco, Ireland, Russia, Afghanistan, Mauritania, the USA, Portugal and France, which carry viewers into what the film's Moroccan Sufi guide calls 'the hearing of the heart' - the essential Oneness at the core of all religions and faiths.

Reviews

"A handsome documentary, intensely rhythmic and ecstatic." Variety

"The music you will see in this film is extraordinary, and its message of healing is extraordinary." - Peter Scarlet, Executive Director, Tribeca Film Festival



Awards

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION: Tribeca Film Festival

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Sarajevo Film Festival

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Jerusalem International Film Festival

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Vancouver International Film Festival

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Dubai International Film Festival

    BEST DOCUMENTARY: Best of Festival, Santa Cruz Film Festival

    BEST DOCUMENTARY: Mt. Shasta International Film Festival

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