16th - 23rd June 2019
Location: Alhambra Cinema Penrith
Celebrating Refugee Week 2019 in association with Penrith & Eden Refugee Network we present a programme of feature films and shorts exploring displacement, refuge and the ongoing debate.
The Spotlight Alternative // Styx
Showing Sunday 16th at 5:50pm
A busy doctor plans to spend her annual vacation fulfilling her long-held dream of sailing from Gibraltar to the small island of Ascension in the Atlantic. But everything changes when she sees a damaged, overloaded boat full of refugees nearby. Knowing that at least a hundred people could drown, she begins to organize to help them but slowly begins to fear that it will be impossible to do so.
Walk in Shorts // Living & Displacement
Showing Wednesday 19th & Saturday 22nd 10:00am - 2:00pm
A collection of short films surrounding the topic of displacement and refuge. These screenings are free to the public and are shown on a walk-in walk-out basis.
Rick's Cafe Alhambra // Casablanca (1942)
Showing Wednesday 19th at 7:45pm
Join us for a black tie Gala evening of Food, drink, classic film and discussion.
A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.
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