Commonwealth Film Days 2019

Cyprus : Commonwealth Film Days 2019

The Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch (RCS Cyprus) and the Friends of Cinema Society are pleased to present Commonwealth Film Days 2019 for the second consecutive year.

The Film Days will take place between 7 and 21 March at Cine Studio, University of Nicosia, featuring five screenings that exemplify the diversity the Commonwealth represents.

All films will commence at 20:00. The line-up of films is as follows:

THURSDAY 7/3(20:00)
WE ARE MONSTER
Antony Petrou (2014,89’)
Leeshon Alexander, Aymen Hamdouchi, Gethin Anthony
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
SUBTITLES: ENGLISH

On 8th February 2000 at Feltham Young Offenders Institute, Robert Stewart, a known violent racist was placed in a cell with Zahid Mubarek, eventually leading to Mubarek's murder 6 weeks later.

SATURDAY 9/3(20:00)
Amy
Asif Kapadia (UK 2015,123’)
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
SUBTITLES:GREEK

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

TUESDAY 12/3(20:00)
PINK
Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury (2016,135’)
Tapsee Pannu, Amitabh Bachchan, Kirti Kulhari
LANGUAGE:HINDI, ENGLISH
SUBTITLES: ENGLISH

When three young women are implicated in a crime, a retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names.

SATURDAY 16/3(20:00)
RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World
Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana (2017,102’)
LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
SUBTITLES: ENGLISH

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history.

THURSDAY 21/3(20:00)
THE MERGER
Mark Grentell (2018,103’)
Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany, John Howard
LANGUAGE:ENGLISH
SUBTITLES:GREEK

Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporting career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters.

The lead actor and co-producer of “The Merger”, Mr. Damian Callinan, will be present at the screening on 21 March to discuss the film with the audience.

Commonwealth Film Days 2019 is supported by the University of Nicosia, the Australian High Commission to Cyprus, the British High Commission to Cyprus, the Canadian High Commission to Cyprus, the Indian High Commission to Cyprus, the British Council, as well as the law firm A.&E.C. Emilianides, C. Katsaros and Associates LLC, and MESIMVRIA ENTERPRISES LTD.

For more information, please visit the Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/thercscyprus) and Twitter account (@thercscyprus) of the Royal Commonwealth Society Cyprus Branch.

When

On specific days
From: Thursday, March 7th, 2019
Until: Thursday, March 21st, 2019
Time: Starts at 20:00

Where

(University of Nicosia)
46 Makedonitissas Avenue
Nicosia, Nicosia Cyprus

Cost

Free Entrance

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