|Fri 30 Nov 2012, 5:00pm|
Silo Cinema presents The Band's Visit.
Come and enjoy and open air movie as Silo Park projects films for all ages onto the side of the iconic Silo's in Silo Park.
In celebration of Silo Sessions Weird Together (1 December, Silo Park), Silo Cinema presents The Band’s Visit this week. As always the film will be complimented by the Silo Night Market where you’ll be able to grab dinner from an eclectic array of street food style stalls, browse a variety of pop-up clothing stores and craftmakers, get your haircut, and of course toast the end of the week at the Silo Park Bar. All profits from the sale of popcorn will be given to Refugee Services Aotearoa.
Markets from 5pm. Film from 9pm.
The Band's Visit: On an ordinary day, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra arrives in Israel from Egypt for a cultural event, only find there is no delegation to meet them, nor any arrangements to get to their destination of Petah Tiqva. When they find their own ride, they arrive instead at the remote town of Beit Hatikva. The band, lead by the repressed Tawfiq Zacharaya, gets help from the worldly lunch owner, Dina, who offers to put them up for the night. As the band settles in as best it can, each of the members attempts to get along with the natives in their own way. What follows is a special night of quiet happenings and confessions as the band makes its own impact on the town and the town on them.
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