Arts, Film

Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt (1996)

When: Sun., May 13, 2-4 p.m. 2018

Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt (1996) (67 minutes) Sunday, May 13, 2 pm The Farrell Auditorium $5 (free for Members) This documentary offers a fascinating account of legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum, the first Egyptian singer to have her music distributed in radio stations, television, and films. Kulthum became a powerful symbol for Egypt and the Arab world. When she died in 1975, 4 million people filled the streets of Cairo in mourning

Price: $5 (free for Members)