Mevlana Jelalludin Rumi was a 13th C. mystic and poet whose writing and teachings still inspire millions around the world today. Filmmaker Tina Petrova shares her extraordinary personal journey with the Sufi master in Rumi: Turning Ecstatic.
Journey deep into the heart of Sufi mysticism, with thought provoking discussion, featuring interviews with Coleman Barks, the world's most popular translator of Rumi, and other noted experts. Also included are numerous readings of Rumi's poetry, historical background and a haunting soundtrack of ecstatic music making Rumi: Turning Ecstatic a treasured resource of knowledge and inspiration.
Subject Areas: Poetry, Religion, World Culture, Dance, Middle East, Literature.
"Recommended" - Educational Media Reviews Online
"Inspired" - Toronto Star
"Life affirming" - San Francisco Chronicle
"A solid introduction to Rumi...Recommended." - Video Librarian