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JIRGA

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:50 pm

Venue

AMC Rolling Hills
2591 Airport Drive
Torrance, 90505

Organizer

South Bay Film Society
Phone:
310-326-1167
Email:
randy@southbayfilmsociety.com

10 tickets remaining.

Screening Wed. May 15, 7:30 p.m.

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Representing Australia for Best Foreign Language Film, 2019 Oscars
3 months before it opens in N.Y. and L.A.!

AFTER FILM DISCUSSION WITH ARNIE HOLLAND, CEO OF LIGHTYEAR ENTERTAINMENT

JIRGA is a tale of redemption, forgiveness and international understanding involving a former Australian soldier who returns to Afghanistan as a civilian.

“Buoyed by a tremendous sense of restraint: so rich and contemplative; so reluctant to sensationalize or speculate.” – Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian

“Visually stunning and with the conviction to make a statement not many want to hear, JIRGA is a compelling and ultimately rewarding slice of audacious Australian filmmaking that shouldn’t be overlooked.” – Simon Storey, Film Blerg

“Gilmour shows a real empathy with the Afghani non-actors.   Their character and traditions are part of the subject, and both are surprising.” – Paul Byrnes, Sydney Morning Herald

Language: Pushto, English (Note: the Australian protagonist does not understand Pushto and the director conveys that same feeling to the audience by not including subtitles except where it is essential for audience understanding).

Length: 1 hr. 20 min.