PFS events for March.
We're some great events coming up in March. We're very proud to have director Dominic Lees come to present and talk about his award winning drama "Outlanders" which will play on 8 March, at the Omega Centre. Dominic studied film in Warsaw under the great directors Krzysztof Zanussi and Krzysztof Kieslowski and has had a successful career in TV drama. Outlanders has won five major awards at international film festivals: Best Film and Best Director at the Bragacine Festival of Independent Film (Portugal, 2007), Best Feature Film and Foreign Critics Award at the Festival Cine Pobre (Cuba, 2008) and Best Actor for Jakub Tolak at the Ourense International Film Festival (Spain, 2008).
The story, written by Dominic and Jimmy Gardner concerns Adam, a young polish man who, after his father's death, Adam hitchhikes to London from Poland to find his brother, a former Polish football star, now supplying illegal migrant workers to the construction industry in London. The film presents a powerful story with Adam thrust into shady world forced to make a difficult moral choice. The film also presents a striking view of London from an outsider's perspective.
Dominic says of the film "I'm fascinated by the intense bonds that exist between brothers, so I wanted to tell a story that tested this love to the point of destruction. In my family I'm the youngest of three; my co-writer is the eldest of four boys, so we had a lot to contrast and compare. We wanted to make a powerful moral story based on these ideas."
Make sure you come down to Omega Centre on Tuesday 8 March to hear this talented filmmaker talk about his work in person.
later inthe month we have two other great films. The Marx brothers classic "A Night At The Opera" will be playing at the Kings Theatre on Sunday 20 March. Make sure you're there for a night of Madcap laughter, with the film that features some of Groucho, Chico and Harpo's most memorable routines.
Then on Tuesday 22 March, we'll be showing the latest film from legendary director Francis Ford Coppola. Tetro is the tale of two brothers, who try to reconcile a dark past, bound up with their deceased, domineering father. The film is a beautifully shot family drama, returning to some of the themes of family and buried guilt that Coppola explored in so memorably in the Godfather films. Tetro's fantastically photographed black and white vision of Buenos Aires will be presented in Blu Ray hi definition.
Full programme details for March are here.