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"SONG OF LAHORE" FILM SCREENING AT AGBU ARMENIA

AGBU Armenia continues the screenings as part of the American Film Showcase 2017 organized by the U.S. Embassy Yerevan. We cordially invite you to immerse into the unique world of music and performing arts through films.

SONG OF LAHORE
Filmmaker: Andy Schocken
2015, 82 minutes

March 30, at 19:00
AGBU Armenia
2/2 Melik-Adamyan Street

Language: English.
Free admission.

In 2004, musician Izzat Majeed founded Sachal Studios to create a space for traditional music in a nation that had rejected its musical roots. Sharia law had decimated Pakistani orchestras in the late 1970s, and yet the Sachal musicians remain committed to revitalizing the customs of their forefathers. After several largely unnoticed classical and folk album releases, the group produces a record combining South Asian improvisation with jazz.

 
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