Yao | Yao (N/C 10+)

Yao, a young boy who loves books and adventure, runs away from his village in northern Senegal – travelling 240 miles to Dakar to meet his hero, Seydou Tall (the charismatic Omar Sy), a renowned French actor visiting his native country. Moved by the boy’s dedication, the actor decides to accompany him back home. But on the byways of Senegal, nothing ever happens as expected. As they share this dusty, adventure-filled journey to Yao’s village, Seydou realises he is also travelling towards his own roots… The boy is played by endearing young Senegalese actor Lionel Basse.

Cast: Omar Sy, Lionel Basse, Fatoumata Diawara

Dir Philippe Godeau | 2017 | France | 104 mins | Int sales Wild Bunch

A benevolent road movie set in Senegal … director Philippe Godeau executes it all perfectly. – Cineuropa


FILM SHOWING

Edinburgh Dominion      Tue 3 Dec 18:00 

London Ciné Lumière     Sun 15 Dec 11:00


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Changes

Below are changes from the printed brochure.
The website details are up to date.
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TYNESIDECINEMA: Young Ahmed is now on Mon 2 December and not Mon 9 Dec as adverstised in our brochure.

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As a result of the French National Strike from 5 Dec

François Armanet (Oh les Filles!)

and The Primavista Quartet (Nana)

are unable to appear in person for their screenings.
The screenings will still go ahead as billed at the Regent Street Cinema.
Oh les Filles Sat 7 Dec 16:00
Nana Sun 8 Dec 14:00

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Glasgow Grosvenor time changes
A Faithful Man Mon 25 Nov 13:05
Just a Breath Away  Tues 26 Nov 11:20
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The following do not screen at Heart of Hawick:
Just a Breath Away
To The Four Winds
When Margaux Meets Margaux
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I Lost my Body has been withdrawn in Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.
Check out on Timetables for replacements

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