In Search of The Great Song, A Song Without Borders Production, A Film Series by Michael Stillwater, Co-Produced by Doris Laesser Stillwater.
This series explores and celebrates the universality, essential creativity and perennial power of song.
The first episode, Shining Night, was voted 'Best Documentary' by the DC Independent Film Festival, 'a heartening rarity' (Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal), conveys the magnitude of one man's musical expression, National Medal of Arts recipient, choral composer Morten Lauridsen.
Forthcoming episodes focus on the indigenous connection to song (Keepers of The Song: An Indigenous Way of Remembering), the song creator in everyone (SongMakers), and the panorama of song throughout the world (In the Beginning was the Song).
The theme song at the end of the trailer is 'One' by Michael Stillwater, with Holly Croydon on lead vocals. Click to listen further or download:
Special thanks to Ursula Lamberson, Wendy Grace and Camille Adair.