KNOWLEDGE IS THE BEGINNING - Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
The award winning documentary produced and directed by Paul Smaczny
Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their hope was that music would heal and help to bring understanding and tolerance of different beliefs and cultures.
THE RAMALLAH CONCERT - Live recording at the Place of Culture in Ramallah, 21st August 2005
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Mohamed Saleh (oboe), Kinan Azmeh (clarinet), Mor Biron (bassoon) & Sharon Polyak (horn), Daniel Barenboim.
Bonus: 63-minutes conversation between Edward Said and Daniel Barenboim, Weimar 1999 (in two parts)
Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9
Sound formats DVD: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Region code: 0
Languages: German, English, French, Spanish
Subtitles (Bonus): Deutsch, French, Spanish
Running time: 114 mins (documentary), 112 mins (concert)
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