Friday, 6 November 2009

International films.....Waiting for happiness

When: Sunday 8th 2009
Where: Rich Mix
Clash: Banana Jam

This season of films have the issues of identity and migration at their heart and highlight how the policies and politics of then and now still play a central part in the lives of Britain's diverse communities. 

Waiting for Happiness  rated (U)
Times: 4.15pm / Screen 3 / £8 / £6 concs

 Abderrahmane Sissako 2002 / Maur/Fr / Subt /95 mins
Cast: Khatra Ould Abder Kader, Maata Ould Mohamed Abeid
17-year-old Abdallah has been away from his hometown of Nouadhibou on the West African coast for so long he has forgotten the local dialect. He is visiting his mother before heading off to Europe, but there is very little he can say or do in the state of transit in which he finds himself.


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