Dr Sarmast's Music School (2012)

Musicologist, Dr Ahmad Sarmast, son of famous Afghan musician Ustad Salim Sarmast, returns to Kabul after 15 years to reopen the old music school, closed down by Islamic extremists in 1992,... See full summary »

Director:

Polly Watkins

Writer:

Polly Watkins
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Credited cast:
Ahmad Sarmast Ahmad Sarmast ... Dr. Ahmad Sarmast
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Musicologist, Dr Ahmad Sarmast, son of famous Afghan musician Ustad Salim Sarmast, returns to Kabul after 15 years to reopen the old music school, closed down by Islamic extremists in 1992, with the dream to transform it into Afghanistan's first national institute of music. Determined to help revitalise his country's devastated music culture, Ahmad also has a personal quest: to give Kabul's street kids and orphans the chance to go to the music school, believing that the healing power of music will transform their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Against the backdrop of ongoing conflict, Melbourne-based Afghan musicologist Dr Ahmad Sarmast, returns to Kabul after 15 years, with a dream to create the first national institute of music and return the musical rights back to the children of Afghanistan.

Genres:

Documentary | Music

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English | Dari

Release Date:

16 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Budget:

AUD 530,000 (estimated)
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Circe Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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