If you’re looking for a fascinating story and excellent movie tonight, have we got the answer for you!
31 years ago this week, protesters in Tianenmen Square illegally blasted “Ode to Joy” throughout the square to rally together their fellow protesters. This music has become an anthem and has been performed around the world to signify change. Michael Christie interviewed documentary filmmaker Kerry Candaele whose film “Following the 9th” plays homages to how Beethoven’s masterwork has inspired generations, including Bernstein’s legendary performance of the symphony in Berlin after the wall fell.
We invite you to listen to Michael’s interview before or after the film.
Watch: Michael Christie’s interview with Kerry Candaele
Watch: Following the Ninth