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ABENDLAND + Discussion

UK Premiere
Dir: Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Austria / 2011 / 88mins

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Date: Thu 12 January, 2012
Time: 19:00
Price: SOLD OUT
There are currently no screenings of this film.

UK Premiere of multi-award winning Nikolaus Geyrhalter's subtly apocalyptic view of Western consumerism and decadence, intercut with those desperately trying to enter its borders.

Followed by a Q&A with Lucy Ashton
Lucy Ashton is a freelance journalist and producer specialising in foreign affairs. She has worked for Al-Jazeera, BBC, Ch4 and the Financial Times among others. Lucy collaborated with Nikolaus Geyrhalter on Abendland to produce shoots in the UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain and Malta.

Screening with short documentary

1000 VOICES
Tim Travers Hawkins / UK / 2009 / 9'

A satirical animated view on UK immigration controls

"From the acclaimed director of 'Pripyat', 'Elsewhere' and 'Our Daily Bread', Abendland (in English, The West) is a brilliantly evocative film essay about the Western world, specifically its affluence and exclusiveness." -Hot Docs

Official Selection: Hot Docs 2011

Millenium Award: Planete Doc Festival