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April 2018

The Other Side of Hope

April 9 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Sunshine Coast Film Society Finland 2017, 100 min., comedy/drama Director: Aki Kaurismaki This richly textured film centres on a Finnish shirt salesman who leaves his alcoholic wife and buys a failing restaurant, and Khaled, a Syrian refugee. Khaled finds a job at the restaurant but runs afoul of racists and there is only so much that the local community can do. Compassionate and wryly funny by turns, this droll, deadpan consideration of the European refugee crisis is a deeply humane…

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The Other Side of Hope

April 10 @ 7:30 pm
Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road
Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V0 Canada
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Sunshine Coast Film Society Finland 2017, 100 min., comedy/drama Director: Aki Kaurismaki This richly textured film centres on a Finnish shirt salesman who leaves his alcoholic wife and buys a failing restaurant, and Khaled, a Syrian refugee. Khaled finds a job at the restaurant but runs afoul of racists and there is only so much that the local community can do. Compassionate and wryly funny by turns, this droll, deadpan consideration of the European refugee crisis is a deeply humane…

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