From Mao To Mozart: Isaac Stern In China

Isaac Stern in China is a 1979 Academy Award winning documentary film about Western culture breaking into China produced and directed by Murray Lerner. It portrays the famous violinist and music teacher Isaac Stern as the first American musician to collaborate with the China Central Symphony Society.

The Oscar-winning documentary follows the master violinist, as he helps usher Western culture into an insular 1970s China and mentors young musicians.