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The Wolf of Baghdad – Live Score

Live Music & Film Screening

Songlines Encounters Festival

Sun 31 May
Contemporary

The Wolf of Baghdad – Live Score

Live Music & Film Screening

Songlines Encounters Festival

Due to COVID19, it is with heavy hearts that we inform you that our artistic programme will be suspended until the advice changes. Read our full statement.


‘An enthralling and moving combination of art and music. It’s magical.’ Claudia Roden, Writer and Cultural Anthropologist


The Wolf of Baghdad is an audio-visual journey through a Jewish family’s memories of their lost Iraqi homeland.

Projections of the graphic memoir will be accompanied by a live band playing the music of Iraq and its Jews, an ancient community that lived there for more than two millennia and which is now found in Israel, the UK and beyond.

Musician/artist/animator Carol Isaacs (member of the London Klezmer Quartet) is accompanied by the band 3yin.

The duration of the film is approx. 45 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A with creator Carol Isaacs, Daniel Jonas (founder of 3yin), and Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton.

You might also like: The Wolf of Baghdad – Carol Isaacs in Conversation with Marina Benjamin on Monday 2 March at Jewish Book Week 2020.

Date & start time:Sun 31 May – 7pm
Venue:Hall Two

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