Foyle Film Festival hosts Intercultural & Anti-Racism Screenings

Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2012 continues today, March 27, with a screening of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close at 10am at the Brunswick Moviebowl. The film is the story of eleven-year-old New Yorker Oskar Schell, whose discovery of a key in his deceased father’s belongings sets him off on a search for the lock it will open. Cost £2.

Tuesday, at 7pm, will see an evening screening of Benda Belili (Look Beyond Appearances) at The Nerve Centre Cinema. It follows a group of street musicians from the lawless streets of Kinshasa, Congo, as they struggle to record their first album. An inspirational and life-affirming story. Cost £2.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 28, will see a screening of War Horse at the Brunswick Moviebowl at 10am. War Horse is an epic adventure set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War and is one of the great stories of friendship and war based on the acclaimed children’s book by Michael Morpurgo. Cost £2. On Wednesday evening at 7pm, the Nerve Centre Cinema will screen As We Forgive, a hard hitting documentary that poses the question “Could you forgive the person who murdered your family?”

A screening of The Lady will take place at the Brunswick Moviebowl this coming Thursday, March 29, at 10am. The Lady is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband Michael Aris, and the peaceful quest of the woman at the core of Burma’s democratic movement. Cost £3.