Film Night: Unknown Pleasures X Romeo + Juliet

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Love, loud shirts and Leo unto death.
Two films about the incredible allure of doomed love and doomed lives.

6pm
'Unknown Pleasures'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5c4R9i5cRE
Jia Zhangke's Rèn xiāoyáo (Unknown Pleasures) follows it's teenage protagonists through the ravaged landscape of a provincial Chinese industrial city. Their only prospect of salvation lies in crime and the club.
China
2002
113 minutes
Mandarin


8pm
Romeo + Juliet
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VBsi0VxiLg
Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet transplants Shakespeare's most popular work to late 20th century Buenos Aires. Featuring gang violence, teen romance, and violent ends.
US
1996
120 minutes
English


(Trigger warnings of violence, blood and self-harm)

Donation at the door, discussion encouraged x
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