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Limbo + short film (12A)

Friday, September 17

Ben Sharrock’s critically adored Limbo is a wry, funny and poignant cross-cultural satire that subtly sews together the hardship and hope of the refugee experience. Set on a fictional remote Scottish island, it follows a group of new arrivals as they await the results of their asylum claims. Among them is Omar (Amir El-Masry), a young Syrian musician struggling with the guilt, regret and grief that comes with leaving his former life behind. This deadpan comedy-drama from a bold new voice in British cinema shines a light on the hearts and lives of those at the centre of a crisis that is mostly only experienced through the headlines.

Dir. Ben Sharrock, UK, 2020, 104 mins. Cast. Amir El‑Masry, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Vikash Bhai, Lewis Gribbe

Fri 17th September – 8.30pm
Tue 21st September – 6pm

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