Flee15

Directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen | Denmark | 2021 | 1h 29m | Danish & Dari w/ English subtitles | Starring Amin Nawabi, Daniel Karimyar, Fardin Mijdzadeh, Milad Eskandari

After years of keeping his past a secret, Amin Nawabi recounts the extraordinary true story of how he fled Afghanistan when he was a child. Depicting one refugee’s experience through vivid and immersive animation, this outstanding documentary presents a moving memoir of struggle and self-discovery. Nominated for three Academy Awards (including Best Documentary) and two BAFTAs.

Reviews

‘It’s an ingenious way to tell a story that’s both extraordinary and commonplace: only with the teller’s anonymity tactfully preserved can the tale itself be hauled fully into the light.’
★★★★★
Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

‘Flee is a remarkably humanising and complex film, expanding and expounding the kind of story that’s too easily simplified.’
★★★★★
Benjamin Lee, The Guardian

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Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd December)

16:15

The Mummy PG
1h 13m
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18:15

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

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20:30

Aftersun 12A
1h 42m
Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

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