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Le Cinema Francaise-‘Le Havre’ (Cert PG)
22 March
2019
Rating:
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

A dock worker in Le Havre hears a human sound inside one of the containers in port, that container which left Gabon three weeks ago and which was supposed to arrive in London five days after its departure from Gabon, which didn’t happen.

The Le Havre police and French border guards find a still alive group of illegal African immigrants inside. On the sign from one of his elders, a young teen boy among the illegal immigrants manages to escape, news of which hits the local media. The first friendly face that boy, Idrissa, encounters is that of former artist now aged shoeshine Marcel Marx. Marcel decides to help Idrissa by hiding him in his house, news which slowly trickles through his community of friends – most of whom he associates with at his local bar – and neighbors, most who assist Marcel in this task.

Marcel goes to great lengths to find out Idrissa’s story, which leads to Marcel’s further task of trying to get Idrissa to London, his original end destination. The one neighbor who…

Wine and soft drinks available for sale during pre-performance and intervals.

Profits from fundraising events are invested in hall maintenance and upgrades.
Bar revenues are therefore important to us and we ask you not to bring your own drinks.

Ticket Price: Adults £8.00

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