Dr Sarmast's Music School

Dr Sarmast's Music School

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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. Nominated for 5 AACTA awards in 2013. Including Best Feature Length Documentary, Best Direction in a Documentary, Best Sound in a Documentary (WINNER), Best Editing in a Documentary & Best Cinematography in a Documentary
Starring Dr Ahmad Sarmast
Director Polly Watkins

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