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Launch of Film & Book on the Sahel Opera

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Join us on 7 September for the Dutch premiere of the film An Opera of the World by Manthia Diawara and the launch of the book Bintou Wéré, African Opera by Koulsy Lamko at EYE Filmmuseum. Following the screening of the film, a conversation with Diawara and Lamko will be moderated by Els van der Plas, Founding Director of the Prince Claus Fund (1997-2010) and current General Director of Dutch National Opera & Ballet.

Doors open 19:00-19:30, Foyer

Film & discussion 19:30-21:00, Cinema 1

Entrance is free, please RSVP here. Please note there is limited seating available.

The original production of the Sahel Opera and the event on 7 September have been made possible through a collaboration between the Prince Claus Fund and the Dutch Postcode Lottery.

About the Film: The world premiere of the film An Opera of the World took place at documenta14 in April 2017. Coproduced by documenta14, Maumaus / Lumiar Cité (Portugal, USA, Mali) and supported by the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development and 3sat.

For more information on the Sahel Opera Film and Book Launch, visit www.princeclausfund.org

Photo: Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, 2017, Portugal/USA/Mali, film still


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