The first video teaser for the documentary "WAJD: Music, Politics & Ecstasy" about Syrian-Canadian filmmaker Amar Chebib's journey exploring the sacred musical tradition of Western Asia and its delicate relationship with Islam and the state.
What makes this music unique? Is there a difference between "western" and "eastern" music, or even "Arab" and "Turkish" music? What feelings does it evoke in its listeners? Watch and get a little taste!