Date: Sunday, 17 April 2016
Location: Mornington Cinema, 1 Main St, (beach end of Main St.)
Attend a Movie fundraiser for the Refugee Council of Australia and Amnesty International Australia, sponsored by the Mornington Peninsula Human Rights Group.
On The Banks of the Tigris: the hidden story of Iraqi Music. Captivating audiences with the joy of Iraqi music and a much-needed message of peace and inter-faith harmony.
"When Majid Shokor escaped from Iraq, he discovered that many of the songs he loved as a child in Baghdad were written or performed by Christian and Jewish Iraqis. To find out more, Majid makes a bold journey from his home in Australia to Israel, countries in Europe, and Iraq to meet Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert celebrating coexistence."
Mornington Cinema, 1 Main St, (beach end of Main St.)
Sunday 17 April, 12 noon to 2 pm.
Includes Q & A with film makers Marsha Emerman and Majid Shokor.
COST: $17, BOOK BY PHONE TO CINEMA 5975 5141 (this is a small, friendly cinema but not staffed all day and closed Monday, so keep trying.)