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Films and Music
An Encounter with Simone Weil
- "The filmmaker's journey to understand the controversial French philosopher and activist Simone Weil (1909-1943) reveals a brave young woman willing to die for her convictions."
Spanish Civil War
The Death of Simone Weil
Produced by Darrell Katz, text by Paula Tatarunis
"Darrell Katz's improvisational cantata, a setting of Paula Tatarunis' The Death of Simone Weil stands out in this relatively small subgenre of the jazz song tradition, in terms of both scale and ambition. It is also among the most successful and moving large-scale works for voice and jazz orchestra
La Passion de Simone
- Upshaw, Dawn, Artist -- Tapiola Chamber Choir, Choir -- Salonen, Esa-Pekka, Conductor -- Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra -- Blanc, Dominique, Artist -- Saariaho, Kaija, Composer -- Maalouf, Amin, Lyricist