Awards

Winner Best Canadian Film Award / Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival / Toronto, Canada

Echoes of the Earth Award / Rhode Island International Film Festival / Providence, USA

Winner CinemAsia Audience Award / CinemAsia Film Festival / Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

PRESS

BBC Culture – An article in which The Silk Road of Pop is featured. – article

Washington PostA dazzling documentary about pop music in China’s Muslim-majority province.
article

BBC World Service (Newsday) – An interview with director Sameer Farooq.interview

Voice of America Now! – Featured a radio radio piece about The Silk Road of Pop. – radio piece

Cultural Mining on CKUT Radio – An interview with director Sameer Farooq. – interview

Beijing Cream – Dispatches From Xinjiang: The Silk Road Of Pop, Reviewed. – review

Toronto Film Scene – Reel Asian 2013 review. – review

Schema Magazine – Review by Schema magazine. –  review

ChinaFile – An interview with director Sameer Farooq. – interview

Far West China – The Silk Road of Pop: A Look at Modern Uyghur Music. Featuring an interview with director Sameer Farooq. – interview

CBC Dispatches – featured a radio documentary on the Uyghur music scene produced by the authors of The Silk Road of Pop. – radio documentary

Montecristo Magazin – Music in film, the Silk and other roads. – article