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Film Screening: Dingomaro

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

February 18, 2017
2 p.m.

Dingomaro
Photo courtesy of Autentic-Distribution.com

As a part of the Africa in Reel Time: Community Voices series, join the National Museum of African Art for a screening of Dingomaro (dir. Kamran Heidari, 2014, Iran, 68 min., Farsi with English subtitles). This documentary follows successful southern Iranian musician Hamid Said as he travels around the country on his motorbike spreading the word about this region’s unique blend of African and Persian influences, its history, and its music. Continuing the Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean project, this vibrant film illuminates the rich connections between eastern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.

Presented in conjunction with Freer and Sackler Galleries’ Iranian Film Festival

Free and open to the public

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu