Double Bill + Intro: Bandits (ctbc) & Repentance (PG)

Thursday, 16th October 2008, 00:00 to 00:00

Fri 17 Oct, 6.3-pm & 7.45pm

In 1983, seven Georgians hijacked a Soviet passenger plane to escape into the glittering west. Bandits retraces the roots of the escapade, its victims, its survivors and its myth; an examination of the human side of terrorism.

Dir. Zaza Rusadze 2003 Germany 52m

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A complex and coherent metaphor for the evil of tyranny. After the funeral of the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son’s garden and is secretly reburied. A local woman, suspected of digging up the body, accuses the mayor of a Stalinesque reign of terror.

Dir. Tengiz Abuladze 1984 Georgia 2h 33m

With introduction and Q & A from the Director of Bandits, Zaza Rusadze.