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Poetry In Motion: 100 Years Of Zanzibar'S Nadi Ikhwan Safaa

‘Poetry in Motion’ explores the music, poetry, history and personalities of an esteemed East African orchestra Ikhwan Safaa. Performers of sung Swahili poetry called taarab, Nadi Ikwan Safaa (‘The True Brotherhood Club’) celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2005, making it one of the oldest orchestras in the world today. ‘Poetry in Motion’ offers a music and poetry-driven narrative of a musical club that survived colonialism, violent revolution and socialism, and yet always managed to celebrate the joys of life that can never be vanquished. A film by Ron Mulvihill, Kelly Askew & Werner Graebner