A flight into the imagery, feelings and sights invoked by various aspects #hajj in a series of new releases. Seven Upon Seven showcases the initial rite of the pilgrimage with filming by Turkish filmmaker Omer Faruk Aksoy and music by Al Firdaus Ensemble.
Reunion with Sidi Shems Friedlander during a pre opening visit to his upcoming artwork and photo exhibit ‘Winter Harevst.’ He has been an inspiration to generations of students at AUC as well as readers of his classic books and viewers of his documentaries. A personal inspiration with his work on Mawlana Rumi in service to and abiding love for The One. His nine books include classics such as When You Hear Hoofbeats, Think of a Zebra Talks on SufismandRumi and the Whirling Dervishes. Deeply appreciative to his contribution of the foreword of Canvas of the Soul and his ma’rifah, wisdom and continued inspiration on several levels.
With Sidi Shems Friedlander author, film maker, photographer, artist and contributor of foreword to ‘Canvas of the Soul;