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6:30 pm

An Opera of the World – Films at the Schomburg

February 6, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY United States

An Opera of the World, Manthia Diawara, 2017, Portugal/USA/Mali Filmmaker and renowned Malian scholar Manthia Diawara simultaneously reflects upon the migration of the opera form and the refugee crisis, as specifically experienced in Europe. Featuring a performance of the opera Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera, written by Chadian poet Koulsy Lamko, which tells the story of a young

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