European Film Screenings for October 28 and 29: The Dark Horse and Bogowie 2014
The Dark Horse (2015) Director: Louise Osmond Country: United Kingdom
An inspirational, rags-to-riches true story of a barmaid who breeds a champion racehorse. Director Osmond’s last feature documentary, Richard III: The King Under the Car Par, was nominated for a Bafta and won an RTS award. Osmond also has an Emmy and numerous festival awards under her belt for previous films.
• Wednesday October 28, 6pm, Novo Cinemas, WTC Mall, Abu Dhabi; Thursday October 29, 6pm, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
Bogowie 2014 Director: Lukasz Palkowski Country: Poland
Palkowski’s Bogowie tells the fascinating story of Professor Zbigniew Religa who changed the rules of medicine, as well as breaking social, cultural and religious taboos, by removing a human heart from its body at a time when heart transplants were regarded as a crime against nature.
• Wednesday October 28, 8pm, Novo Cinemas, WTC Mall, Abu Dhabi; Thursday October 29, 8pm, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
The Emirati short Once (2012) by Nayla Al Khaja will show before the screenings. Tickets are available free from the cinemas on a first-come, first-served basis.
• For more information, visit www.europeanfilmscreenings.com
Published: October 27, 2015 04:00 AM