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Silencing the Song: An Afghan Fallen Star screening

Silencing the Song: An Afghan Fallen Star screening

Digital Religion: Knowledge, Politics and Practice Series
The Center for Religion and Media
The Center for Media, Culture and History
in co-sponsorship with The Hagop Kevorkian
Center for Near Eastern Studies & NYU Abu Dhabi
present

a screening with filmmaker

HAVANA MARKING
SILENCING THE SONG: AN AFGHAN FALLEN STAR
Friday, November 4th, 2011
6:30-8:00PM
NYU Abu Dhabi
19 Washington Square Nort
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Discussion follows with DAVID B. EDWARDS (Williams College, Anthropology) and WAZHMAH OSMAN (NYU, Media, Culture & Communication). Moderator: FAYE GINSBURG (NYU, Anthropology)

The documentary Silencing the Song: An Afghan Fallen Star (2010, 34 minutes) follows Setara Hussainzada after her ill-fated appearance on the popular TV show, “Afghan Star” scandalized the country when her headscarf dropped, leading to death threats from conservative Muslims (featured in Marking’s 2009 documentary Afghan Star).

Generous support is provided by the Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion and International Affairs.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please rsvp to: 19wsn.rsvp(at)nyu.edu. For more information visit: www.crmnyu.org. PLEASE NOTE: Those wishing to see the documentary Afghan Star (2009) prior to the event can set up a viewing time at the Center for Media, Culture and History. Please email: cmch.info(at)nyu.edu, or call (212) 998-3759.

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