Original Film Titlel: Longing for the Soul; A Quest for Rumi
Director’s Name: Aryana Farshad
Writer’s Name: Aryana Farshad
Producer: Aryana Farshad
Country of Origin: United States
Country of Filming: Afghanistan, Turkey, United States
Language: English, Persian
Runtime: 1 hour 13 minutes
Longing for the Soul, A Quest for Rumi, a full-length documentary film, will take the viewers on a mesmerizing journey through the lands of ancient Persia, to modern days Afghanistan, Turkey and United States, to tell the story of a mystic man, Molana Jalal-El-Din Rumi, who’s message of love and peace has been passed on for centuries.
Rumi, departed from the world in 1273, late in the day of December 17. To his followers, this date is known as Sheb-Urs or the Wedding Night. At his funeral, people of all religions gather to celebrate his passing to the realm of god. Rumi reveals mysteries of the universe, in language of poetry and mysticism unfolding in the realm of science in the 21st Century?