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Around Town: Film Screening and Reception: Scheherezade's Diary

Thu, June 2, 2016 6:30 pm at New York Institute of Technology

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Act for Lebanonpresents an engaging tragicomic documentary that follows women inmates through a 10-month drama therapy/theater project set up in 2012 by director Zeina Daccache at the Baabda Prison in Lebanon.

Scheherezade's Diary by Zeina Daccache
Documentary | Lebanon| 2014 | 78 min | Arabic with English subtitles

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Screening followed by discussion with Director

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Scheherezade's Diary by Zeina Daccache Documentary | Lebanon| 2014 | 78 min | Arabic with English subtitles
Scheherezade's Diary by Zeina Daccache Documentary | Lebanon| 2014 | 78 min | Arabic with English subtitles

Musical Performance: Abdulrahman AlAkhfash: NATIONAL TOUR OF THE SONGS OF YEMEN

Fri, June 17, 2016 6:00 pm at Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Yemeni singer and oud player Abdulrahman AlAkhfash performs the Yemeni traditional music that most often consists of a solo singer with oud accompaniment, highlighting rhythms in subtly expressive ways.

Renowned across Yemen as a musician and vocalist, Abdulrahman Al Akhfash has contributed significantly over the past 20 years to the natural development and enrichment of the Sanani repertoire. His delivery is expressive, occasionally euphoric, but ultimately poetic.

event is free and open to the public with Museum addmission

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