You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

 

Rated PG · 82 min. · 2015

Documentary

In 2004, musician Izzat Majeed founded Sachal Studios to create a space for traditional music in a nation that had rejected its musical roots. Sharia law had decimated Pakistani orchestras in the late 1970s, and yet the Sachal musicians remain committed to revitalizing the customs of their forefathers. After several largely unnoticed classical and folk album releases, the group produces a record combining South Asian improvisation with jazz. One track in particular, a cover of Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" becomes a runaway hit and Sachal find themselves presented with the opportunity of a lifetime - the chance to perform live with Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center.

Official Site: www.songoflahoremovie.com
Director: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken
Writer: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken
Producer: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken
Cast: The Sachal Jazz Ensemble, Nijat Ali, Baqar Abbas, Saleem Khan and Asad Ali

Trailer

Song of Lahore

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Song of Lahore

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation