On the Banks of the Tigris
Film Screening – Viewing Window from Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7:00pm to Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 6:59pm.
When Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq, he discovered that the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad have a hidden history. Saddam’s regime purged Iraqi music of its origins, but Majid learns the truth as he travels the world to meet exiled Iraqi musicians – Jewish, Muslim and Christian – who still sing and play these songs. They are reunited in a joyful concert at London’s Barbican Centre, where music and culture are bridges that transcend religion and politics.
This film has a 48-hour viewing window. An access code will be shared the afternoon of Tuesday, May 25th, you can then enjoy the film during the viewing window at your own convenience.