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Song of Lahore / Broad Green Pictures presents in association with Impact Partners ; a Ravi Films production ; produced and directed by Andy Schocken and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

Schocken, Andy. (Added Author). Obaid-Chinoy, Sharmeen. (Added Author). Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- (Added Author). Sachal Studios Orchestra. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD 781.62 SON (Text) 31951004127764 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Broad Green Pictures, 2016.

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Participant or Performer Note: Sachal Jazz Ensemble ; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra ; Wynton Marsalis.
Summary, etc.: The film examines the lives of a group of aging, impoverished Pakistani musicians who confront brutality and terrorism to preserve their traditional musical heritage in a society roiled by social and religious upheaval. After toiling in obscurity for years, an innovative video performance of Dave Brubeck's jazz classic, "Take five", leads the musicians to international acclaim and a concert in New York City with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PGRating: PG; for thematic elements, some violent images and smoking.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen 1.78:1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note: English, Urdu or Punjabi dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Subject: Folk music > Pakistan.
Musicians > Oakistan.
Jazz musicians > Pakistan.
Genre: Nonfiction films.
Documentary films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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