Damian Lazarus and his band The Ancient Moons have teamed up the younger award-winning director Jessy Moussallem for a 15-minute brief movie primarily based on the group's newest album on Crosstown Rebels, 'Heart Of Sky'.

This distinctive and creative brief movie investigates the unlawful cultivation and harvest of purple cannabis in Lebanon's remoted Bekaa valley. Following the farmers and bandits who work side-by-side to revenue off the crop's manufacturing, the movie paints a delicate image of a religion, isolation and group.

“I wished to discover a cosmic foundation for the work," says Lazarus. "A theme that was common but additionally very private and in Jessy’s thought to movie the households of the individuals working within the Lebanese desert cultivating cannabis I felt we had hit on the proper thought."

A mix of documentary and fiction, Moussallem goes on to elucidate her pondering behind the venture. "The scenes have been scripted round actual individuals and actual conditions," she says. "People who, regardless of tough working circumstances and an existence that appears suspended between the valley and the sky, reside and labor with gratitude for the presents of the earth, and with religion in God and in one another.”

Watch the brief movie 'Heart Of Sky' under.

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