AJFF Connects: El Gusto


The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and the Ismaili Council for the Southeastern United States are pleased to present the musical documentary El Gusto. This screening event is part of AJFF Connects, which uses the power of film to build bridges of understanding and spark dialogue with diverse audiences.

El Gusto tells the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war over 50 years ago, reunited for an exceptional concert. 

Join us at the Ismaili Jamatkhana on Sunday, October 27 at 2:00 PM for a tour of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and a viewing of the Aga Khan Historic Cities Exhibition, snacks, and mingling, before the 3:00 PM screening and remarks.

Capacity is limited. Tickets (FREE) required.

When: Sunday, October 27, Venue tour, Exhibition and Reception at 2:00 PM, Program Start at 3:00 PM
Where: Ismaili Jamatkhana (4405-A International Blvd NW, Norcross, GA 30093)
Tickets: Free

About the Film

A must-see for world music lovers and students of Muslim-Jewish relations, El Gusto rediscovers the lost melodies of Chaabi, an infectious musical form that transcends national, social, and religious boundaries. Echoing The Buena Vista Social Club, this heartwarming film is sure to elicit tears and cheers as it weaves a mosaic of Algerian history, multiculturalism, and effervescent music. 

About AJFF Connects

AJFF Connects presents new and encore film programming events that build bridges, foster dialogue, and bring together community partners throughout the year.