Rumi and the Play of Poetry - UCTV - University of California Television
Rumi and the Play of Poetry
Premiere Date: 6/23/2003; 107 minutes


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Noted translator and poet Coleman Barks, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the UCSB College of Creative Studies, presents the poetry of 13th century Afghan-born Sufi mystic and poet, Jelaluddin Rumi. Bark's intense and artful translations convey Rumi's insights into the human heart and its longing for passion and daring. Barks performs the words of Rumi, accompanied by musicians Barry and Shelly Phillips. (#7600)

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