Rabbi Rami spoke with Owsley Brown about SERENADE FOR HAITI, as well has his work with the upcoming Festival of Faiths. A review of SERENADE also appears in the March/April issue of Spirituality & Health magazine.
Listen to the full podcast at http://spiritualityhealth.com/podcasts/compassionate-vision-owsley-brown
Read the full review in Spirituality & Health Magazine at http://spiritualityhealth.com/reviews/film-review-serenade-haiti
“Music is in us. It is in our lives. It cannot disappear. That would be like the end of life.” – Father Cesar, Serenade for Haiti
SERENADE FOR HAITI's very own Pere David Cesar is featured in this article about SERENADE FOR HAITI and the healing power of the arts.
Read the whole article at http://screenfish.net/serenade-for-haiti-can-the-arts-save-your-soul/.
SERENADE FOR HAITI wins the "top pick" ranking from influential film programmer and tastemaker, Thom Powers, among documentaries showing at the 2017 Miami Film Festival.
His full list of documentary picks are:
10) Death by a Thousand Cuts
9) Bending the Arc
8) Straight out of Miami
7) Nobody Speak
6) Hot Girls Wanted
5) Citizen Jane
4) Mr Chibbs
3) Google 1: Disrupting the Status Quo
2) Vegas Baby
1) SERENADE FOR HAITI
SERENADE FOR HAITI was featured in New York Magazine's prized 'Approval Matrix' for celebrated pianist Ji's beautiful tribute performance to the Sainte Trinité music school following the film's world premiere at DOC NYC.
From her thoughtful review following the world premiere of Serenade for Haiti at DOC NYC, Aramide A. Tinubu writes:
"Owsley Brown's Serenade for Haiti... provides a timely and much-needed message. We only need to stretch out our hands to reach one another to begin, to rebuild and look toward the future. It is hope, after all, that springs eternal."
WILSON MORALES OF BLACKFILM.COM HIGHLIGHTS OWSLEY BROWN'S 3RD FEATURE DOC, ‘SERENADE FOR HAITI’, AND ITS WORLD PREMIERE AT DOC NYC. /
Wilson Morales of BlackFilm.com highlights the World Premiere of Serenade for Haiti, saying:
"SERENADE FOR HAITI continues the acclaimed filmmaker’s varied explorations of music and art in documentary features."
"SERENADE FOR HAITI demonstrates both musical mastery and the role of music and learning in community, themes Brown has explored in earlier films. These themes take on awe-inspiring dimensions given the tragedy, upheaval, and uncertainty that Haiti, and the Sainte Trinité School, have had to face"