In Praise of That Angel Face

2017
  |  Book Tickets: 27/06/2017
  |  64 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
In Praise of That Angel Face Film Poster

Synopsis

INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE DOUBLE BILL WITH: OVERTONE Hindi & Urdu – English subtitles Director: Nirmal Chander Dandriyal. 64 min. India. 2016. Starring: Raaghav Yatindra Mishra, Saleem Kidwai, Shruti Sadolikar Katkar. As one of the last great courtesans of India, Begum Akhtar was called Malika-e-Ghazal (Queen of the Ghazal) for her legendary voice. She sang the ghazal, dadra and thumri genres of north Indian Hindustani classical music. This gem of a documentary weaves together rare footage and stories of those who remember her with fondness. OVERTONE. India 2016. Dir Rajiv Menon. With Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman. 32 min. Tamil with English subtitles. Tracing the origin of south Indian Carnatic classical music, painting a vivid picture of legendary percussionist Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman.

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