Senior’s Film Discussion Club: Pain and Glory

“GAG” Film Debating Club at the Białystok Cultural Centre and the University of the Third Age in Białystok have the pleasure of inviting you to another meeting within the Senior’s Film Discussion Club:

Pain and Glory

October 9th, 2019, 10 AM
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 14 PLN (regular ticket), 12 PLN (discount ticket), 10 PLN (FDC member ticket) – available at the Forum Cinema’s box office and on bilety.bok.bialystok.pl

We will provide a small treat before the movie. Dominik Sołowiej will deliver a lecture before the movie and will moderate the discussion afterwards.

Signing up to the Senior FDC: Maria Waśkiewicz (University of the Third Age in Białystok), e-mail: maja67511@wp.pl or tel: +48 695 328 613

Pain and Glory
Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline, experiences a series of reencounters. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered. His childhood in the 60s, when he emigrated with his parents to a village in Valencia in search of prosperity; the first desire; his first adult love in the Madrid of the 80s and the pain of the breakup while this love was still alive and intense; writing as the only therapy to forget the unforgettable; the early discovery of cinema; and the infinite void that creates the incapacity to keep on making films. In recovering his past, Salvador finds the urgent need to recount it and, in that need, he also finds his salvation.

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