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Tuesday, June 17 • 9:00pm - 11:00pm
The Selfish Giant presented by Shooting People UK and British Consulate General New York LIMITED

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The Selfish Giant presented by Shooting People UK and British Consulate General New York
Directed by Clio Barnard
91min/2013/UK/English

THE SELFISH GIANT is a contemporary fable about 13 year old Arbor (Conner Chapman) and his best friend Swifty (Shaun Thomas). Excluded from school and outsiders in their own neighborhood, the two boys meet Kitten (Sean Gilder), a local scrapdealer – the Selfish Giant. They begin collecting scrap metal for him using a horse and cart. Swifty has a natural gift with horses while Arbor emulates Kitten – keen to impress him and make some money. However, Kitten favors Swifty, leaving Arbor feeling hurt and excluded, driving a wedge between the boys. Arbor becomes increasingly greedy and exploitative, becoming more like Kitten. Tensions build, leading to a tragic event, which transforms them all.


screening with

Avalanche
Directed by: Ginevra Boni
2:32/2013/UK/English

On a day like any other, a silent mountain appears as a mirror on the ice. 
An uncertain character is about to make a discovery that will change his life forever.

Based on a story by Paul Auster

http://theselfishgiant.eventbrite.com 


Tuesday June 17, 2014 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Wythe Theater 80 Wythe Ave.
  • Venue GPS Latitude 40.722429
  • Venue GPS Longitude -73.958097

Attendees (6)