This article was originally posted on www.kahlilgibran.com A Publisher Is Known By the Company He Keeps Reaps. by Glen Kalem “but it was Blanche’s peculiar astuteness that led to the 1923 publication of Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet,” whose modest initial sales would metastasize 40 years later, in the woo-woo ’60s, helping to lift Knopf into the commercial big-time” A new
Inside one of four known Kahlil Gibran apartments in Paris (1908-1910) as it stands today. This purpose built residential art quarters in the Montparnasse district was known to be quiet bustling with activity well into the night as the many Painters, Sculptors and Actors who lived there went about refining their craft.
Love is Work Made Visual A passionate Salma Hayek was at Cannes Film Festival to present a work-in-progress screening of The Prophet, based on Kahlil Gibran’s philosophical novel. Turning this 1923 best-seller, into an animation was always going to be a challenge but casting some of the best in the business would have given her the confidence to meet such a feat. A powerhouse list that
We are hearing reports that the Participant Media, Doha Film Institute animation adaption of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet will premiere at Cannes 2014.
This star studded animations with Salma Hayek and Roger Eller to name a few is the first manager film to tackle Gibran’s masterpiece.
From what we understand it will not be in competition and will have it’s screening on the 17th of May.
A planned filming trip to the island of Curacao next month for the official launch of the 43rd translation of The Prophet in Papiamento by Mrs. Hilda de Windt Ayoubi has had a setback in proposed funding.