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Film Screening & Performance l “On the Banks of the Tigris”

Feb 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

On the Banks of the Tigris

The documentary On the Banks of the Tigris (Australia, 2015, 79 mins) follows an Iraqi-Australian, Majid Shokor, as he rediscovers the classic Iraqi songs from his youth.

Following the film screening, there will be a discussion and performance by Yair Dalal, an Isreali musician, who is one of the featured musicians in the film. Dalal is known internationally as an oud and violin player. He has performed in concerts and festivals worldwide, and was nominated as best musician from the Middle East by the BBC World Music Awards.

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Feb 13, 2017
6:00 pm
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Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art
2121 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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