The Other Side of Hope (12A)
A comedy about the Syrian refugee crisis? Yes, this is a very funny, straight-faced comedy directed by a master of deadpan humour. A Syrian asylum seeker escapes from a Finnish detention centre and forms an unlikely friendship with an elderly restaurant owner. Movingly, the wry humour sits alongside a persuasive vision of what it might mean to be a Syrian refugee in Finland, complete with racist bullying and threats of violence. It’s a deeply humane film, as well as a quietly hilarious one.
Doors Open at 7:30PM
Starts at 8:00PM
Players Theatre, Hurstpierpoint, BN6 9pu