Song of Lahore

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Song of Lahore
Song of Lahore poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed bySharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Andy Schocken
Produced bySharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Andy Schocken
Distributed byBroad Green Pictures
Release date
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States

Song of Lahore is a documentary film directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Andy Schocken. The film follows a group of musicians as they travel from their home in Pakistan to New York City to perform at Lincoln Center.[1][2]

The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2015.[3] The limited release is set for November 13, 2015.[4]


Song of Lahore tells the story of Sachal Studios, a Pakistani music group who prepare for a New York City performance after being invited by Wynton Marsalis. They rehearse with Marsalis' band, the Jazz, then take the stage together at Lincoln Center.[5]


  1. ^ Eng, Matthew. "2015 Tribeca Film Festival Music Documentary Acquired by Broad Green Pictures". Tribecca. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  2. ^ Pakistan's Sachal Jazz Ensemble rises above the risks in 'Song of Lahore'
  3. ^ "Tribeca Film Festival 'Song of Lahore' Premiere". Gotham Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Fall movies 2015: Every movie coming out between now and 2016". Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  5. ^ Pond, Steve. "Broad Green Pictures Acquires Music Documentary 'Song of Lahore'". The Wrap. Retrieved 10 September 2015.

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