Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Dear All

11-15 May is the EU Film week

The program at our cultural warehouse

 Friday 11 May 17.30 : Los Lunes al Sol – Spain

 This is the story of those who live in a constant Sunday, those who spend mondays under the Sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but now are unemployed.

Friday 11 May 20.00 :  Roskilde – Denmark

Documentary about one of Europe's major music festivals, the Roskilde Festival.

Saturday 12 May 17.30 : Se devo essere sincera – Italy

 Adelaide is an Italian university professor. Her husband, Renzo, teaches at a driving school. A colleague substitute is found dead. A calm inspector inquires of the acquaintances of the deceased and wishes to inquire of Adelaide as well. What will she do?

Saturday 12 May 20.00 : The captain of Karaka – EU

Afraid of losing the woman of his dreams, Muntu, a small fry criminal, pretends to own a profitable market stall. His honest attempts to turn his lies into reality fail, due to the ubiquitous local corruption. Impersonated as "Captain of nakara", wearing a stolen military uniform, Muntu manages to succeed in defending his rights, his happiness - and ends up elected as kwetu's president!

Sunday 13 May 17.30 : Senna – UK

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.

Sunday 13 May 20.00 : Sonny Boy – Netherlands

 A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transvestite "wife" cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute accomplice in their crimes. When the grown "Sonny Boy" escapes and tries to make contact with the outside world, the attention he draws to his warped family results in darkly-humored mayhem.

Monday 14 May 17.30 : Whiskey with Vodka – Germany

An irresponsible alcoholic actor is forced to stay sharp when the producer of his current pic double-casts his role in the bittersweet comedy "Whisky With Vodka."

Monday 14 May 20.00 : Upperdog – Norway

 As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers their journey to Norway, but she has no idea where he might be now. All this is about to change, however, as Yanne's Polish friend Maria starts working as a maid for Axel's parents, there discovering a photograph of a young boy. Maria has seen the same picture on the wall of Yanne's flat. She decides to reunite them. But before having time to realize the consequences, she sets in motion a chain of events which throws many people into emotional turmoil.

Tuesday 15 May 18.00 : La petit chamber – Switzerland

This is a story of the heart. Edmond's is no longer strong. But it still beats with an independence which fights against the very idea of entering a retirement home, while at the same time refusing help from Rose, his home carer. Nonetheless she stands up to him. She knows the tumult that a heart undergoes when it is forced to accept the unacceptable. Hers hasn't yet healed. One day however, a bad fall forces Edmond to accept Rose's support...

Cash bar and the Burger Van

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