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05.13.2018 | FILM: Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt (1996) | Free - $5

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Categories: Family-Friendly, Film, Historical, Music, Storytelling, Theatre


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Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt (1996) (67 minutes)
Sunday, May 13, 2 pm
The Farrell Auditorium
$5 (free for Members)

This documentary offers a fascinating account of legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum, the first Egyptian singer to have her music distributed in radio stations, television, and films. Kulthum became a powerful symbol for Egypt and the Arab world. When she died in 1975, 4 million people filled the streets of Cairo in mourning

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