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CINEMA: The Other Side of Hope

Monday 25th September, 2017 - 8:00 PM

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Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Lights in the Dusk, Le Havre), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner. Winner of the Berlin Silver Bear for Best Director, it’s a beautiful, timely film from one of the world’s leading auteurs. Khaled (Sherwan Haji) arrives at the port of Helsinki concealed in a coal container, fleeing war-torn Syria to seek asylum in Finland. With hilarious sight gags, poker-faced one liners and a toe-tapping rockabilly soundtrack, Kaurismäki’s latest balances his unparalleled wit with a pressing critique of the unforgiving bureaucracy that greets vulnerable asylum seekers in modern-day Europe.

Language: Finnish

Details

Date:
Monday 25th September, 2017
Time:
8:00 PM
Cost:
€6/9
Event Category:
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Address

Riverbank Arts Centre
Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
Phone:
045 448327
Website:
www.riverbank.ie

Venue

Riverbank Arts Centre Cinema
Phone:
045448327
Email:
boxoffice@riverbank.ie
Website:
www.riverbank.ie/cinema