HEROES TAKE THEIR STANDS
“To live successfully in a cosmopolitan society, we must develop skills to see another’s culture as our own.” — Ahmad Sadri, creator, folklorist
Nomi Sasaki/Co-direction, Script, Art Design, and Chinese Black Ink Animation
Juan Carlos Yanaura/Co-direction, Animation, and Post Production
Omar Lavalle/3D Scanning and Sculpture Design
Snow in June: Dou E
Siavosh in Touran: Farewell to his Wife and Horse
Hamid Rahmanian/Designer and Director
Heroes Take Their Stands was commissioned by Silkroad in honor of founding board members Milo Beach, Merton Flemings, Judy Goldberg, Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis, Jill Hornor, Ted Levin, Yo-Yo Ma, and Anne Peretz, in partnership with UCSB Arts & Lectures, Cal Performances, UC Berkeley, Philharmonic Society of Orange County, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Heroes Take Their Stands was developed in residence at The Juilliard School and Moody Center for the Arts — Rice University. Silkroad is grateful for their hospitality and support.
Heroes Take Their Stands is funded in part by generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and individual donors.
Special thanks to Shure for donating in-ear monitors.