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#thursdaypremiere w. 7-8

Film, both documentary and fictional, is a great way to open a window to new worlds. In this week's film release, we find three documentaries and one film based on real events, all of which help to give the world new layers and open our eyes to a wider context.

Midnight traveler is an award-winning documentary about an Afghan family escaping an oppressive regime and the hope of a safer life in Europe.

When a Romanian beggar and a Swedish single mom meet outside a grocery store, it becomes the start of an unexpected love story. But their life together will be anything but easy as shown in the award-winning documentary Josefin & Florian.

Swedish artist Hilma af Klint has long been an unknown name in art history, even though she painted magnificent abstract art that many years later would strike the world with astonishment. In the German documentary Beyond the Visible - Hilma af Klint her story is finally told.

Journalist Jay Bahadur travels to Somalia to write about the local pirates ravaging the region, taking him from a safe life in Canada to one of the most dangerous places in the world in the film Into the fire, based on a true story.

Eye-opening documentaries and reality-based drama in all its glory, but sometimes you just want to escape into something completely different for a couple of hours.
 
The acclaimed and style-forming anime film Akira from 1988 is a sci-fi movie set in the ruins of Tokyo. After a military experiment went awry and released unexpected powers on the world all hope stands to Akira.

Body of Sin is an action thriller about Erica and Lauren who make money from seducing and robbing unfaithful men. But when one of their victims is murdered, the two comrades end up in a violent hunt that threatens to cost them their lives.


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