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Sabbath in Paradise

Material Type: 
Films
Publisher: 
Claudia Heuermann
Place of Publication: 
Germany
Year: 
1997
Languages: 
English
Country / Area: 
North America
Description: 

Documentary. 85 min. Portraits musical encounter between radical Jewish musicians like John Zorn and traditionalists like Andy Statman. Interviews with leading contemporary klezmer musicians. Basis for the title is the folktale, "Sabbath in Paradise," which was originally told in the 1930's by Tovye Brand. Includes performances by Andy Statman, John Zorn, David Krakauer, Frank London, Anthony Coleman, and Marc Ribot. Director: Claudia Heuermann

In 2002 Heurmann released another film about John Zorn titled A Bookshelf On Top of the Sky: 12 Stories about John Zorn

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