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Rumi: One of the world's most famous writers - Stephanie Honchell Smith


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According to legend, the renowned scholar Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi was giving a lecture when a disheveled man approached and asked him the meaning of his academic books. Rumi didn’t know it yet, but this question and this man would change his life. So, who was this mysterious figure, and how did he influence Rumi’s worldview? Stephanie Honchell Smith details the life of the celebrated poet.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Stephanie Honchell Smith
  • Director Reza Riahi
  • Assistant Director Anaëlle Saba
  • Narrator Safia Elhillo
  • Composer Saba Alizadeh
  • Sound Designer Saba Alizadeh
  • Animator Anaëlle Saba, Alessandra Rosmarino, Nicolas Leclère, Candice Loret
  • Art Director Reza Riahi
  • FX Animator Krishna Chandran
  • Produced by Gerta Xhelo, Abdallah Ewis
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Shannon Odell

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