“Song of Lahore” follows the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, a Pakistani music group, as they make their way from Lahore, Pakistan to New York City.
Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken, the documentary examines how Pakistan’s music scene and the legendary cultural center of Lahore suffered in the wake of the Taliban’s totalitarian reign. Specfically, the film is centered around the Sachal Jazz Ensemble, who, after creating a unique sound, found themselves with unexpected acclaim and an invitation to perform at New York City’s Lincoln Center.
“Song of Lahore” debuts in theaters on November 13. Watch the trailer above.