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GRAMNet Film Series

19th June @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Lady of the Harbour

Documentary: The Netherlands, China (2017) | Director: Sean Wang | Running Time: 90 mins | Chinese, Greek and English with English subtitles

In observance of World Refugee Day.

Nearly two decades ago, Chinese immigrants came to Greece traveling along the similar route as the current refugees. Suzanne is one of them. Before moving to Greece, she had developed a successful business in Bulgaria and was friends with the then Bulgarian prime minister, mafia bosses and celebrities. When the refugee crisis arises, Suzanne decides to organize a Greek Chinese volunteer team to help as an act of redemption for her past. It is not easy Suzanne struggles to persuade business-oriented Chinese bosses and companies to join and has to face the sarcastic attitude of Western volunteers. Suzanne’s dominant character also does not help. Against all odds, Suzanne gains a lot in the process, and so do her teammates.

The screening is sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow. glasgow.ac.uk/confucius

Details

Date:
19th June
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts)
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD
Phone:
0141 352 4900
Website:
www.cca-glasgow.com/

Organiser

GRAMNet
Website:
http://www.gla.ac.uk/research/az/gramnet/