Program Schedule

|Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Manto – Film screening

Time : 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Discover the fascinating story of mid-20th century Indo-Pakistani author and playwright, Saadat Hassan Manto. Manto, recognised as one of South Asia’s greatest ever short story authors, published controversial works about the Partition of India, which saw him accused of obscenity more than once. This film traces the last [...]

By |2017-11-16T06:09:18+00:00September 26th, 2017|26th November, 26th November Village Roadshow Theatrette, Program Schedule|Comments Off on Manto – Film screening

Short Film Selection

Times 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Nefertiti’s Daughters: A Film of Women, Art and Revolution, By Mark Nickolas and Elizabeth Van Meter, USA and Egypt 2015, Short Film/Documentary, 39 Minutes (Rating: M) By Compass and Quran – History of Australian ‘s Muslim Camaleers (Australian film) with Q&A The Jungle by Onur Sayluk and Doğu Yaşar [...]

By |2017-11-16T06:13:13+00:00September 26th, 2017|26th November, 26th November Village Roadshow Theatrette, Program Schedule|Comments Off on Short Film Selection

Tahir Hussian Faridi Qawwali Ensemble

Sufi qawwali music is ancient form of devotion music that thrives to this day in Pakistan & India. In this traditional genre the verses of mystical sufi poets are given life through the emotionally charged vehicle of the voice. The intensity of Tahir Qawwal’s stage performance with it’s smooth melodic overtures, fierce leaps of vocal [...]

By |2017-11-16T06:15:34+00:00September 26th, 2017|26th November, 26th November Forecourt, Program Schedule|Comments Off on Tahir Hussian Faridi Qawwali Ensemble

Whirling Dervish Dance Performance

Sufi whirling (or Sufi turning) is a form of Sama or physically active meditation which originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes. It is a customary meditation practice performed within the Sema, or worship ceremony, through which dervishes aim to reach the source of all perfection, or kemal. This is [...]

By |2019-09-17T14:03:49+00:00September 26th, 2017|25th November, 25th November Cowen Gallery, 26th November, 26th November Cowen Gallery, Program Schedule|Comments Off on Whirling Dervish Dance Performance

Divine Books Tour with Sherene Hassan

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Join Sherene Hassan to learn about the divine books from the three Abrahamic faiths on show in the World of the book exhibition: the Jewish Torah, the Christian Bible and the Islamic Qur'an. Judaism, Christianity and Islam are often referred to as ‘religions of the book’ – find out about [...]

By |2017-11-06T07:15:59+00:00September 26th, 2017|26th November, 26th November La Trobe Reading Room, Program Schedule|Comments Off on Divine Books Tour with Sherene Hassan