Sunday 29 SEPTEMBER

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (Cert 12, 72 mins, 2013)
Romanes/Bosnian language with English subtitles
Bike for Good (South)
Doors 15:00, film 15:30
Unticketed, entry by donation

In this film, made in 2013, we follow the story of Senada and Nazif, a Roma couple in Bosnia who come up against enormous challenges in accessing the healthcare that pregnant Senada desperately needs. This is a deeply moving portrayal of family and love under crushing institutional racism. The film premiered at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Grand Jury Prix. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8f-jnqKytg

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

Followed by food and music 17:30-18:00

Carmen and Lola (Not Certified – 12 advised, 103 mins, 2018)
Spanish language with English subtitles
Bike for Good (South)
Doors 18:30, film 19:00
Unticketed, entry by donation


This 2018 Spanish drama film is about two young Roma women who fall in love, incurring the wrath of their community and turning their families against them. Both Carmen and Lola’s lives appear to have been carved out for them by the traditions and the values of their community. But their taboo romance leads them on an unexpected path and allows them to dream of a life beyond the one that has been set out for them. Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO_PZqilExE

Carmen and Lola