Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Knowledge is the Beginning

Paul Smaczny

Paul Smaczny | Germany | 2006 | 114’ | English-spoken | no subtitles T

The story of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said, in which young Arab and Jewish musicians perform alongside one another as brothers. The film shows how music can transcend (cultural) borders, bring people together and settle disputes.