Rami Mekdachi was born in 1971 in Beirut, Lebanon, and raised in Paris, France. He lived in Lancaster, England for a few years, and spent some summers in the San-Juan Islands and Seattle, Washington. Rami is a photographer, musician, movie director, and founder of the worldwide Art Project, Lola James Harper. He has spent 15 years traveling with his family of 4, recording music, filming their music sessions, encounters, talks, and road-trips.
"Globe-trotting through the years, a camera and a guitar in my hands, discovering the world, family and friendship through music, I wanted to share how togetherness and slow-life can be… Music is not a sound or a song, music is what embraces us all and gathers our souls...Playing music is like talking all together at the same time to create a sentence that no one had in mind before and that’s the magic of togetherness… I had the chance to meet and share moments with amazing friends of friends of friends… Our songs are like a sound-picture of our encounter and a hint on what happened then… Playing together is a way to be anchored in the present together… this movie is a poetic and musical tale shaping a decade of road-trips, encounters, talks and dreams to count a search of peace, togetherness and present…"