Wed 13 Apr

Arabian Nights, The Restless One Preview

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Special Screenings

As mil e uma noites

125 mins

Portuguese, English, French, German & Mandarin with English subtitles

Portugal/France/Germany/Switzerland | 2015| dir. Miguel Gomes, with Crista Alfaiate, Adriano Luz, Carloto Cotta, Miguel Gomez | Preview screening

One of the most talked about films of the last Cannes Film Festival, Miguel Gomes’ Arabian Nights channels over three features the current struggles of economically depressed Portugal through an assortment of tales that range from farcical yarns to grounded accounts of social issues. Volume 1, The Restless One, opens with Gomes attempting to shoot a documentary, which spins into a satirical tale about the financial powers-that-be preying on Portugal’s vulnerability.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Miguel Gomes

See also Arabian Nights release dates

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