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Global Lens Film: THE PARADE (Parada)


When

Monday, October 28, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Where

Bates College Olin Arts Center - Room 104
75 Russell Street
Lewiston, ME 04240

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A group of gay activists in Belgrade strikes a tense alliance with Limun, a Serbian crime boss, whose fiancée demands an extravagant wedding that only struggling gay theater director Mirko and his friends can provide. In exchange, macho Limun reluctantly agrees to provide security for the group’s Pride parade. It’s a tall order: previous attempts to march met with mass violence from right-wing skinheads. When Limun’s gang balks at the assignment, he recruits a band of former Balkan war combatants, now dear friends, who will stand up to the aggressors Seven Samurai style, in this rollickingly shrewd and humane comedic take on a vital human rights issue.

Director: Srdjan Dragojević
Serbia
Serbo-Croatian, with subtitles in English

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