Join us for a free film screening of On The Bride's Side. The film will commence at 6:30pm on Tuesday 20 June 2017 followed by a short informal discussion.
A Palestinian poet and an Italian journalist meet five Palestinians and Syrians in Milan who entered Europe via the Italian island of Lampedusa after fleeing the war in Syria. They decide to help them complete their journey to Sweden – and hopefully avoid getting themselves arrested as traffickers – by faking a wedding.
This emotionally charged journey not only brings out the true stories and hopes and dreams of the five Palestinians and Syrians and their rather special traffickers, but also reveals an unknown side of Europe – a transnational, supportive and irreverent Europe that ridicules the laws and restrictions of the Fortress in a kind of masquerade.
|Time||6:30 pm - 8:30 pm|
114 - 116 St Mary Street
|Category||Arts and Culture, Community event|