The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Please Note: This film is no longer showing at Railroad Square Cinema

“Lovely to watch, it’s even more beautiful to hear”—New York Times. The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, the new film from Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), is a thrilling, international music odyssey with an infectious optimism. The film tells the extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma, following this group of diverse instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, arrangers, visual artists and storytellers (for instance, the astounding Basque bagpipe player Cristina Pato) as they explore the power of music to preserve tradition, shape cultural evolution and inspire hope, incorporating elements of many distinct world musics in a miraculous, perfect whole. “A first-rate music film capturing a restless desire to communicate beyond the boundaries of any single idiom”—Hollywood Reporter. PG-13. 96 Min.