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New Documentary Series: THE RETURN TO HOMS,
Director: Talal Derki


 
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7pm, February 20, 2017
Non-members: 150thb, Members: free
 
NOTE: CHANGE OF DATE THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SLATED FOR FEB 13. FEB 13 IS A HOLIDAY, MAKING UP FOR MAKHA BUCHA DAY. THIS EVENT IS NOW ON FEB 20TH, THE FOLLOWING MONDAY. WE APOLOGIZE FOR AN INCONVENIENCE.

We are excited to announce this year's documentary film series. We will be partnering with Documentary Club Thailand to show documentaries on Monday nights at 7pm at the FCCT. The quarter of the year will have (with a couple of exceptions) an emphasis on films set in Asia, Australia and the developing world then we will shift to the Americas and finally to Europe. Here's our initial line-up in the coming weeks.

A Young Patriot--Jan 16th, 2017 

Astrid- Jan 23rd, 2017
Lovers and the Despot--Jan 30th, 2017 
Song of Lahore --Feb 6th, 2017 
Return to Homs--Feb 13th, 2017 

THE RETURN TO HOMS
Director: Talal Derki
Feb 13th, 2017

รางวัล (Awards)
Grand Jury Prize : World Cinema - Documentary (Sundance Film Festival)
The Unforgettables (Cinema Eye Honors Award)

Filmed over 3 years in Homs, accompanying two outstanding young men from the time they were only dreaming of freedom to the time when they are forced to change course. Basset, the 19-year-old national football team goalkeeper, who became an outspoken demonstration leader in the city, then an icon revolution singer, and then he became a fighter... a militia leader. Ossama, his 24 year old friend, renowned citizen journalist, cynical pacifist... as his views are forced to change and he is detained by army secret service. It is the story of a city, of which the world has heard a lot, but never really got closer than what's on the news. A modern story of youth in war time.






 

 
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