Film:The Piano in the Sands(Le Piano Des Sables)
Director: Arnaud Petitet
“I can assure you that there is a real beauty of the human being—there is sheer refinement. Man is really immeasurably big and beautiful, and he doesn’t always know it.”
– Marc Vella
Hey, let’s put a baby grand on the back of a bus and tour the Maghreb. What could possibly go wrong?
Marc Vella, a piano virtuoso, has been doing this for more than two decades, visiting more than forty countries in the process. All in a mission to “celebrate humanity” as a participant in International Decade for the Promotion of a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World, coordinated by UNESCO. And in this case, aside from getting stuck in the sand a few times, very little goes wrong. In fact, a whole lot of things went deeply, meaningfully right. (Read the rest here.)