Songs of Lahore

Stroum Jewish Community Center – Wednesday, October 19th – 7:00 PM

Watch the amazing power of music – keeping traditions alive, building bridges across cultures

Song of Lahore, Andy Schocken & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, 2015, urdu / english, 82 min

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Lahore was once a haven for a musical culture passed down for centuries to the beat of the tabla drum. Today, Islamization, ethnic divisions, war, and corruption have torn apart the cultural fabric of Pakistan.

It Takes Two Hands to Clap, Nadya Shah, 2015, Urdu / English, 20 min

A group of folk musicians from Pakistan visit small towns in America as part of a larger Muslim cultural engagement project