• QYRQ QYZ: Music and Film From Central Asia

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    Name: QYRQ QYZ: Music and Film From Central Asia
    Date: March 4, 2018
    Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    In the Central Asian epic Qyrq Qyz (40 Girls, pronounced “Kirk Kiz”) a girl gathers 40 young female warriors to vanquish invaders, securing her clans’ freedom. Uzbek filmmaker Saodat Ismailova’s multimedia adaptation sets live performances by female reciters and instrumentalists against multiscreen video projections, with a musical score by Tashkent-based composer Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky. Join us for a true celebration of women’s musical traditions in the Muslim world.
    Location:
    Bowker Auditorium
    80 Campus Center Way
    Date/Time Information:
    3/4/2018 at 4PM
    Contact Information:
    413-545-2511
    Fees/Admission:
    $35, $30, $20; Five College Students and Youth 17 and Under: $10
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