Films at the Lexi group of Brent U3A
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A monthly film screening followed by discussion
The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road London NW10 3JU.
Logo right © Lexi Cinema.
Buses 6, 52, 187, 302; Kensal Rise Overground station.
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Hi all, Apologies for the massive delay, but it has been finally decided that The Breadwinner will be the final screening this term.
An Academy award-nominated animation, The Breadwinner centres on the story of a young girl who sets about rescuing her father from the clutches of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
It comes from the same people who animated the Song of the Sea... and has similar qualities : gorgeous animation, interwoven folklore stories, and a heart that belongs to the family unit.
Directed by Nora Twomey in her solo debut from the book by Deborah Ellis, it's a familiar story (girl cuts hair to pass as boy to obtain freedom of movement) in an unfamiliar setting.
Angelina Jolie is executive producer ... and, best of all, it is
The Breadwinner is not for children...
More at the the Lexi website.
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