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Macon Film Guild Presents: "The Other Side of Hope"

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Presented by Macon Film Guild at Douglass Theatre, Macon GA

Apr 08 2018
Macon Film Guild Presents: "The Other Side of Hope"

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

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$5.00 General Admission

 

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Discussion after the 2PM screening.

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Douglass Theatre

355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, GA 31208

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