International Lens Film: Breaking the Silence-Music in Afghanistan
10/8/2012, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public
Location: Sarratt Cinema (Google map of this location)
Presented by: Gregory Barz, Professor of Ethnomusicology and Faculty Head of North House
Afghanistan (2002) Dir: Simon Broughton.
The story of the return of music to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban. Their banning of music is unprecedented in musical history, but during the former regimes of the Mujaheddin and the Soviets, music was caught in the political crossfire and could be a matter of life and death. English subtitles. Not rated. 60 mins. DVD.
Partial funding provided by The Commons North House.