New York based Syrian clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh, a long-time member of Silkroad Ensemble, tells stories of home and identity through music and while preparing native cuisines, along with his colleagues who are also immigrant artists.
Living through Trump’s travel ban, Syrian clarinetist and composer Kinan Azmeh considers NYC his home away from home, and is constantly thinking about the powerful complications of home and identity. It’s a story about Kinan and his colleagues of Silkroad Ensemble, who are immigrants from Syria, Japan and Lebanon, defining the meaning of home and their identities with music and while preparing native cuisines.
Hsuan Yu Pan
Hsuan Yu is a Taiwanese documentary filmmaker based in NYC. Her passion is to discover human stories and share them through her lens. Her film projects include Smile High (2013) featured in Coney Island Film Festival, and Shinobu (2018) featured in Portobello Film Festival (UK), MINI KINO FILM WEEK (Indonesia), Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Spain) and many other film festivals.
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