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Book Tickets to 'Barakat' Our In-Cinema Closing Event

Barakat is a rare and insightful glimpse into the heart of the Muslim, Coloured community of Cape Town, seen through the prism of one family’s travails as they grapple with the ups and downs of life, love and family relationships. 
This Sunday, 23rd May, 6pm: we gather for a drink.

  • In the bar at Event, Bondi Junction, Sydney
  • Pop up bar in the foyer at Event, Castle Hill, Sydney
  • Lobby at Classic, Elsternwick, Melbourne

Film then screens at 7pm

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Four more days of rich films and interviews

 
20th May - A New Country & Interview and Blindside
- An illuminating companion piece to A New Country - Sifiso Khanyile producer/director/writer) and Dr Beverley Ditsie (activist and commentator) speak with filmmaker Marc Radomsky

21st May - District Six: Rising from the Dust and Mother to Mother
- District Six: Rising from the Dust  Weaam Williams’ deeply personal portrayal explores the issue of forced removals still central to today’s South Africa
- Mother to Mother  Amy Biehl was an American human rights activist and Fulbright scholar who was killed in the townships. Mother to Mother is a sensitively made, short documentary: a dramatic depiction of a letter from the mother of one of Amy’s murderers to Amy’s mother.
22 May- Riding with Sugar
- This zany, action-packed film features accomplished acting, inventive cinematography, and a plot twist guaranteed to surprise.

23 May - Barakat  & Interview and Sandance & Interview
- Sandance: Writer and producer Richard Wicksteed has spent decades filming the San, Africa’s oldest tribe. Listen to this illuminating conversation with Richard and African American theatre director Aku Kadogo
- Barakat: Mnet interviewer Kaye Ann Williams plumbs the intrigue and the integrity that went into the making of Barakat by long time film making partners Amy Jephta (writer and Director) and Ephraim Gordon, (Producer and Writer)

FILMS ARE RELEASED AT 4PM EACH DAY AND YOU HAVE UNTIL 4PM THE NEXT DAY TO LOG ON TO EVENTIVE AND WATCH THE FILM

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