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MUSIC IN MIDDLE EASTERN CINEMA: Conference and film screening in London

Saturday 14th May to Friday 20th May 2011

Various Venues

A mini-festival of feature and documentary films, and a two-day conference, focusing on the rich musical heritage and the burgeoning new music scenes in the Middle East.


City University London and London Centre for Arts and Organisational Exhange in association with Iran Heritage Foundation, Institute of Musical Research, Centre for Iranian Studies at SOAS and The Royal Anthropological Institute.


Tuesday May 17th and Wednesday May 18th

Two-day conference at the Institute of Musical Research (including the spring meeting of the Middle East and Central Asia Music Forum).

Speakers: Martin Stokes (Oxford), Nacim Pak (Edinburgh), Kay Dickinson (Goldsmiths), Kamran Rastegar (Tufts), Peyman Yazdanian (Iran), John Baily (Goldsmiths), Tony Langlois (Limerick), Havana Marking and Federico Spinetti (Alberta). Plus film screenings.

For further details and full schedule please click here.

Feature Film Screening

Saturday May 14th and Sunday May 15th

Venue: Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn
Tickets: £8.50/£7.50
Box office: 020 7328 1000
For further details and full schedule please click here.

Documentary Film Screenings

Thursday 19th and Friday 20th May
Free Admission

Two days of documentary film screenings in the Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS where music is the central focus of the narrative.

For further details and full schedule please click here.


Valerie James at Tel: 020 7664 4865

Iran Heritage Foundation
5 Stanhope Gate, London W1K 1AH
Tel: +44 (20) 7493 4766

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