Fyrisbiografen shows selected films with English subtitles!
25 & 27/11 Tornet / The Tower
1.5 million Palestinians live in exile. The tower is an animated movie for adults to never give up the dream of returning home.
Wardi was born and raised in the refugee camp, Bourj El Barajne, in Lebanon, where Palestinian refugees lived for 70 years. As in 1948, a small one-storey house has grown with each new generation, just like all the other houses in the camp. Through Wardi's eyes, the film tells a story of expulsion and escape, enlightenment and hopefulness, and how life nevertheless continues.
The film has English speech with Swedish subtitles.
10 & 12/12 The Man Who Mends Women - Film screening special about Dr Mukwege, this years Nobels Peace Prize winner.
A film about the man who is internationally known as the man who helped, and still helps, thousands of women who have been raped during the 20 years of conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. One of the poorest countries on earth. Despite death threats, he continues his endless struggle to put an end to these abuses and to change the impunity given to the perpetrators.
By the end of 2012, Mukwege again was the target of a new assassination attempt, which he miraculously survived. With a constant death threat, he now lives in his hospital in Bukavu under UN protection. But he is no longer alone in his struggle. The women he has restored stands beside him, as true activists for peace, hungry for justice.
16/12 Nattlek / Night Games
Jan returns with his fiancée to his childhood home. While there he flashes back to his childhood, twenty years before when he lived an unfettered life watched over by a strange great-aunt and a hedonistic and often neglectful mother and father. In particular he remembers watching his mother give birth to a stillborn child after refusing to go to the hospital in the middle of a party and his sexual obsession with his mother which included being caught by her while he was masturbating while listening to her read a bedtime story.
In the present, his relationship with his fiancée grows more strained as his past begins to affect the way he acts in the present.
Night Game is a 1966 Swedish movie directed by Mai Zetterling and starring Ingrid Thulin. The film premiered at the 27th Venice International Film Festival where it was considered so controversial that it was shown to the jury in private.
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