An evening of film: Indo-Iranian Music and Poetry Past

Sunday, July 31, 2016 ,
5:00 PM
- London

Saudha (www.saudha.org) presents an exceptional event of serene Indo-Iranian music and poetry by the best of Britain in support of unique films being made on Women's right issues by one of the extraordinary voices from Iranian background at the scene of world cinema -Hossein Martin Fazeli. The event will proudly feature a profound talk by the internationally acclaimed, more than 39 prestigious award-winning film maker Hossein Martin Fazeli. He will talk on the discourse of film activism and women's rights along with the screening of one of his never-seen-before documentaries as well as segments from a few other films.

The event offers hypnotic presentation of Indian classical music by the leading Indian classical vocalists in UK, Chandra Chakraborty with Aniruddha Mukherjee (Tabla), Erik Schelander (poetry and Troubadour interpretation) and Dr Siddartha Kar Gupta (Harmonium).

The event includes stupendious traditional Persian music by Gitti Khosravi and Kaveh Bahrami with a play perfomance by Behrouz Behnizad. Three well-known Iranian poets Esmail Khoie, Iraj Jannat Atayi and Jamshid Berzigner will recite the haunting verses of their poems in between music, talk and screening.

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