The Director and Writer

Director and Writer, Joel Gilbert

Joel Gilbert is a graduate of the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and London School of Economics and Political Science. He was a Middle Eastern studies scholar under world renowned Islamic history experts Professors Eli Keddouri, P.J. Vatikiotis, Michael Cooke, and Abbas Kelidar. Gilbert is one of the few Western scholars of historic Islamic-Jewish relations. Gilbert has lived, studied, and traveled in the Middle East, including Egypt, Israel, Morocco, and Pakistan. He speaks Arabic and Hebrew, and lectures on the Middle East.

Joel Gilbert directed and produced four acclaimed films on Bob Dylan's career and music, including Bob Dylan 1966 World Tour: The Home Movies and Bob Dylan World Tours 1966-1974: Through the Camera of Barry Feinstein. (more at Wikipedia)

The Narrator

Lance Lewman

Lance Lewman is a distinguished voiceover artist who has narrated documentaries on the PBS NOVA series, National Geographic's highly rated Taboo Series, and the Discovery Channel.

Lance Lewman was the announcer for the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors, and is a much sought after voice in political circles - he has done political commercials for Clinton/Gore and Kerry/Edwards.


The Music

Original Music Score by

Scarlet Rivera - Violin
Rob Stoner - Bass, Vocals
Bruce Langhorne - Tambourine

Violinist Scarlet Rivera and Bassist Rob Stoner performed on Bob Dylan's Desire album, and subsequent Rolling Thunder Review tour and film Renaldo and Clara. Rivera's sultry violin fills the original documentary soundtrack, written by composer Wayne Peet.

Violinist, Scarlet Rivera

"Mr. Tambourine Man", Bruce Langhorne

Bruce Langhorne was second guitarist on early Bob Dylan albums, including Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, Bringin' It All Back Home, and Pat Garett and Billy the Kid . Langhorne played tambourine on Dylan's classic hit "Like A Rolling Stone." His tambourine work is featured throughout the film soundtrack.


Bassist, Rob Stoner

The Film

Written, Directed and Produced by
Joel Gilbert

Running Time: 145 Minutes

DVD Bonus Features:

1) Soundtrack MP3 Downloads
2) Islamic Artwork Review
3) Theatrical Trailer

The DVD Cover

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The Composer

The original music score was written by Wayne Peet, a keyboardist and composer whose unique
style has drawn worldwide acclaim.

Composer, Wayne Peet

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