Macon Film Guild Presents: "The Other Side of Hope"
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Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Lights in the Dusk, Le Havre), returns with The Other Side of Hope, the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner.
The Other Side of Hope
(Finland-Germany, comedy-drama, 100 minutes, unrated) Syrian refugee Khaled (Sherwan Haji) smuggles himself unintentionally into gloomy Helsinki, where he applies for asylum. Meanwhile, middle-aged salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and old job behind and opens a sad little restaurant staffed by glum misfits who don’t know how to cook. How the refugee and the restaurateur’s path’s cross is the main plot of this funny/sad tale. “Director Aki
$5.00 General Admission
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Discussion after the 2PM screening.
355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, GA 31208