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PROMISED LAND Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen, Denmark

Promised Land portrays Mohammed, Jafar, Hasan, Camron, Khan, Reza and his three year old son, Nima - young migrants who will go to any length to cross the Channel from the French seaport town of Calais to enter Britain in the hope of finding a better life. The multiple screens in Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen’s film combines beautiful cinematography with footage captured by migrants to give a deep insight into their close friendships, their hopes, dreams and ways of coping with the misery of their situation, their journeys from war-torn regimes, and dangerous attempts at getting into Britain their Promised Land. Promised Land is commissioned by the Creative Foundation for Folkestone Triennial 2011 and is made with generous support from The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, The Arts Council England and The Danish Arts Council.

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Dates: July 27 to August 12 Screenings: 12.05, 2.20pm & 4.35pm daily Late screenings: Aug 03 & 10 from 7pm Film Duration: 45m Location: Warehouse Theatre, Weymouth Drama Club, 7 Hope Street, Weymouth, DT4 8TU

b-side 2012 Festival Brochure  

b-side multimedia Festival returns in 2012 with a challenging and inspiring programme of contemporary art, intended to delight and provoke i...

b-side 2012 Festival Brochure  

b-side multimedia Festival returns in 2012 with a challenging and inspiring programme of contemporary art, intended to delight and provoke i...

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