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2015/12/11

JOURNEYS #1 China

JOURNEYS” is the first part of a documentary series by Jim Kroft. The first episode was shot during a 6 week musical tour through China. Exploring the country through the unique perspective of a touring musician, the documentary gauges the temperature of modern China. Journeys #1 challenges the stereotypes about the authoritarian state, not by by presenting a fixed agenda, but through simply experiencing life on the road, playing music with the people, and learning about the culture with an open mind. Beyond this, the documentary is in a exploration of the D.I.Y approach and attempts to push the limits of what one can do on one’s own.

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2015/06/25

DOCUMENTARY RENTAL

I am very pleased to announce that the first documentary from the series is available to rent on Vimeo On Demand. See the post below for more details.

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2015/06/22

IL KINO

This week the first episode of the “Journeys” documentary series will be screened in Berlin. I’m really proud to be showing the documentary at local indie cinema IL KINO

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2015/02/15

Alchemy in Nairobi

Some thoughts on the capacity of music to break down barriers, accepting what reality gives you, and 5 shows in a new city…

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2015/01/27

Bagamoyo & the Importance of the Unknown

We step into the unknown because it has the power to transform us, because we know we are not complete until the world has tested our reaction to adversity or the challenges it throws up….some thoughts on traveling to Bagamoyo to meet the great Gogo musician Msafiri Zawose…..

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