Film Festivals & Screenings

On the Banks of the Tigris: The Hidden Story of Iraqi Music (New Jersey Premiere)
Sunday, November 05, 2017, 11:45am
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New Jersey Premiere
On the Banks of the Tigris: The Hidden Story of Iraqi Music
(Australia, 2015, documentary, 79 minutes)
English and Arabic with English subtitles • Director: Marsha Emerman

After Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq and settled in Australia, he discovered that the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad have a hidden history. Majid, who is Muslim, makes a bold journey to Israel, Europe, and Iraq to meet exiled Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert in London for peace and reconciliation.

Sunday, November 5, 11:45 a.m., at AMC
Speaker: Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas, CUNY, will speak and give a short musical performance.

Location AMC Loews New Brunswick 18, 17 US Highway 1 South, New Brunswick