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November 26 at 12:01am to November 29 at 11:59pm ET
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Winner of the Best World Cinema Documentary prize at Sundance, a People’s Choice Award at TIFF, and nominated for an Academy Award, FLEE is a beautifully constructed animated documentary about a young man with a big secret who is forced to flee Afghanistan as a child.
Following the film, join us for a conversation with Helena Dasilva Hughes President, Immigrants' Assistance Center, and Farkhanda Ehssan, Afghan refugee.
Movie runtime: 90 min.
Flee is part of the Pride month series, Ship of Hearts - Relationships, Friendships, Allyships, in partnership with the Southcoast LGBTQ+ Network.
Cinema New Bedford is pleased to partner once again with the Southcoast LGBTQ Network to screen acclaimed films that speak to LGBTQ populations, allies, and everyone who celebrates freedom of expression, love, and liberation. Our films this year center strong and fully developed LGBTQ characters and perspectives, and also highlight the beauty of friendship and support. SHIP OF HEARTS features four feel good films that make us *all* happy and gay.
Cinema New Bedford showcases acclaimed films from around the world that feature great storytelling and a variety of perspectives. Join us to experience award-winning films that harness the power of feeling to entertain and enlighten.
This series is curated by Mocha James Herrup, PhD, (they/them), founder of the New Bedford Film Society. Mocha James draws from their work as a film professor, arts and culture writer, and film festival programmer to bring films that help us see the world in a new light.
The collection of Mocha James' program notes for Cinema New Bedford films is available here.