Spring Art and Film Series: "On the Banks of the Tigris"

Film - Documentary | February 13 | 6-9:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Yair Dalal

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Department of Music

On The Banks of the Tigris is a 2015 documentary directed by Marsha Emerman. The film follows Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian, as he discovers many of the classic Iraqi songs from his youth were composed by Iraqi Jews. Shokor then travels around the world, meeting, collaborating, and unifying Iraqi musicians of Muslim, Jewish, and Christian faith.

  RSVP online by February 10

 Light refreshments (kosher)

 rebeccajoseph@law.berkeley.edu