Tag Archives: The Prophet

Love is Work Made Visual

Glenn Kalem/ May 20, 2014

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

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The Prophet feature film animation to premiere at Cannes 2014

Glenn Kalem/ May 9, 2014

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.

I Need Your Help!

Glenn Kalem/ April 14, 2014

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.

PAULO COELHO: The day I turned 60

Glenn Kalem/ April 13, 2014

Even when I was unknown, there was always a hand held out to me when I needed it. So I let Kahlil Gibran – with his unique mastery – describe this sentiment (which I have adapted because of the size of the column): “Your friend is the field where you sow with love and harvest with gratitude. He is your home, he is your table.

Every time that Gibran is translated into a new language, he is in fact reborn.

Glenn Kalem/ April 10, 2014

The George and Lisa Zakhem Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace and the International Association for the Study of the Life and Work of Kahlil Gibran are delighted to finally announce the publication of the translation of The Prophet into the Papiamento language. The book is now ready for international distribution. The launching of this distinguished translation will take place at the University of Curacao on May 21st, to coincide with the international day of diversity and culture.