Right Now Film Festival 2019

Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, London

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Event location:
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street
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Mon 6th May 2019 to
Sun 12th May 2019

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Where:Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2PB
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Times:Monday 6th May: 15.45 Wednesday 8th May: 18.30 Friday 10th May: 18.30 Saturday 11th May: 15.45 Sunday 12th May: 15.45
Admission:Full £12.50 / Student £10.50

About the event

Right Now Film Festival returns to The Rio Cinema in Dalston between the 6th-12th of May with a programme of five feature-length documentaries. These are films that explore the motives and truths behind global systems and address the unjust balances of power happening in the world right now.

Stephen Maing’s cinematic police documentary Crime + Punishment screens on the May Day bank holiday. Shot over four years, the film follows the NYPD - the largest police organisation in America - and the group of whistleblower cops who are suing them over shocking and corrupt practices. It is joined by The Truth About Killer Robots, in which filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) looks at human deaths caused by robots, from self-drive cars to police bomb droids, and asks provoking questions about their existence in a human world.

In Ireland, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid follows one man’s gripping fight against big business. A farmer, Thomas resists the state agents who try to forcibly buy his home because the giant manufacturing corporation Intel want it. Elsewhere, the internet-driven flat-Earth movement appears to be growing despite hundreds of years' of scientific evidence disproving the idea; Behind the Curve is a fun and intriguing look at conspiracy and community. And in Baltimore, This is Home is the story of four Syrian refugee families who are given just eight months to learn English and find jobs in a country with President Trump in power…

Official Link: https://riocinema.org.uk/RioCinema.dll/WhatsOn?Film=11801292

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