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Carrick Film Society shows ‘Free Men’

Carrick Film Society is showing ‘Free Men’ this Thursday, November 8, in Carrick Cineplex.

Directed by Ismäel Ferroukhi, the film is set in Paris during World War 2.

A young unemployed Algerian named Younes earns his living as a black marketeer. 

Arrested by police but given a chance to avoid jail, Younes agrees to spy on the Paris Mosque. 

Ultimately Younes is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man.

Starring Tahar Rahim and Michael Lonsdale, this French/Moroccan film focuses on a little-known chapter from Nazi-occupied Europe; a time of great moral dilemma when Jews were being rounded up by the French police for extermination camps.

All films are shown at Carrick Cineplex on Thursdays at 8.30pm.

Everyone welcome.

For further information, call: (086) 3856 776.

 

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