Six Pillars Broadcast – Comedic Actor Siddiqua Akhtar
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Comedic Actor Siddiqua Akhtar

We talk Hard Sun, the India-Pakistan partition and the early days of Asian comedy in London. “Motherhood never ends! Until they die!” Continue reading

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Dancing in Istanbul
Dance / film / women

Dancing in Istanbul

“Finally we didn’t have a place to go, so we just danced outside. […] We grew up in the Romani neighbourhood, in the Romani culture.” Sulukule Mon Amour from !f istanbul Sulukule (literally: “Water tower”) is a historic settlement in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is an area within the area of Istanbul’s … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Politicising Tourism in Palestine

This week highlights from the event Politicising Tourism in Palestine, part of the Crisis and Creativity A Season of Contemporary Films from and about the ‘Arab world’ series of events at The Mosaic Rooms, London, curated by Shohini Chaudhuri.  Broadcast Times Six Pillars broadcasts on air on 104.4FM, on digital radio signal and online Wednesday … Continue reading

Autumn Programming – Experimental Music, Middle East and Political Tourism in Palestine
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Autumn Programming – Experimental Music, Middle East and Political Tourism in Palestine

After a month’s schedule suspension, ResonanceFM’s live programming schedule is back! With experimental music from both Tehran and Rasht, Iran and a London event examining the politicisation of tourism in Palestine. Each Wednesday 9-9.30pm, repeating Fridays 3.30-4pm, UK time, (currently GMT+1, or British Summer Time BST) Six Pillars examines the arts and culture of the … Continue reading

Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music  – May 7th 2015
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Film Screening ‘Dingomaro’, Afro-Iranian Music – May 7th 2015

Thursday 7th May 7.30pm we host a free screening and Q&A of Dingomaro (2014, 66mins) with Cine Club DXB. On Iran’s Gulf coast a particular culture has grown from centuries of naval history and nearby trade. African roots in Iran result in remarkable and distinct customs, including styles of Persian-African music and dancing that is … Continue reading