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The Swallows of Kabul

Hosted by the Consul of the Singapore Over 40s Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Thu 11 Mar 19:00 - 21:30

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@19:00 hours (7:00 p.m.), we will meet and enjoy a "galette" (crepe) dinner and a glass of wine @Protected content . Arrive ON TIME, as seats are only available on a first come - first serve basis! - It gets very busy and seats cannot be held.

After the dinner, we will see the film. The setting is summer Protected content in ruins under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes their lives to take an irrevocable turn.

"The Swallows of Kabul" is a critically acclaimed Protected content film directed by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobé Mévellec, capturing the poetry of Algerian author Yasmina Khadra’s Protected content of the same name. The graphically rich, 2-D watercolour style animation portrays the stories of two couples living under Taliban rule in Kabul in the nineties and the ways their fates become intertwined by a dangerous act of humanity.

There will be a live Zoom Q&A with the film's director, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec, after the screening.

Rating: TBC.

In French with English subtitles.

*** NOTE:
You must book and pay for your own ticket in advance through the venue website link. Only thereafter, you may sign up. Dinner, wine & film ticket @ your own expense.