Ayat Najafi's: "No Land's Song" PastThursday, June 30, 2016 ,
PSA is honored to invite you to watch No Land's Song (2014) award winning documentary directed by Ayat Najafi on Thursday June 30 in SSOE seminar room at the University of Toledo. No land’s Song has been screened at several film festivals and received many awards.
Duration: 1h 31min
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama
Synopsis: In Iran, since the revolution of 1979, women are no longer allowed to sing in public as soloists – at least in front of men. Defying censorship and taboos, the young composer Sara Najafi is determined to organize an official concert for solo female singers. In order to support their fight, Sara and the Iranian singers, Parvin Namazi and Sayeh Sodeyfi, invite three female singers from Paris, Elise Caron, Jeanne Cherhal and Emel Mathlouthi, to join them in Tehran and collaborate on their musical project, re-opening a musical bridge between France and Iran. But are they going to succeed and finally be gathered in Tehran, sing freely, side-by-side, in front of a mixed audience and without restrictions, and to open a door towards a new freedom of female voice in Iran?
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The University of Toledo
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