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BALLOON on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

March 31, 2020 - May 30, 2020


March 31, 2020
May 30, 2020
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South Bay Film Society

Screening over.

After a very successful award-winning festival run, BALLOON opened on March 13th in Los Angeles at the Laemmle, a few days before the theaters were closed.   South Bay Film Society screened BALLOON last July and it was a big hit with our audience.   Please share this information with your friends and family around the country, as tickets can be purchased by all.

The true incredible story of two families attempting a daring escape from East Germany in 1979.

“A film whose tension is incessantly palpable (even for one who knows the history)!” – Charles De Clercq, Cineart

“This is a powerful story about human courage and determination in times of greatest need, inspired by incredible real events.” – Anja Verem, Cerveny Koberec International

“…anything anyone does causes fear, anxiety, stress and worry, leaving everyone, very much including the audience, existing on the knife’s edge of unremitting tension.   It’s a classic movie place to be, and we’re grateful to “Balloon” for putting us there.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

Language: German (English subtitles)

Length: 2 hr.