6.45pm Arrival and refreshments
7.00pm Screening of Ballad For Syria
8.00pm Discussion and Q&A with Maisa Alhafez and Eda Elif Tibet
Following the screening, Dunya Habash will discuss with Maisa Alhafez and Eda Elif Tibet the making of the film and the role of music in fostering a sense of cultural identity in diaspora.
This screening is part of the Living in Harmony research project at the Woolf Institute, which is exploring diasporic Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities from Syria and Iraq through music and memory, both individual and collective, and encounter.