November 12, Monday

Little Forest (리틀 포레스트) (2018)

Directed by YIM Soon-rye
South Korea | PG | Drama | Korean | 103 min
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
Time: Nov 12, 7:30pm

Free screening. A public presentation part of the Korean Film Festival’s Dubai edition co-presented by the Korea-Arab Society and in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Center. No job, bad romance, and terrible grades… Nothing goes smooth in young Hye-won’s life in a big city. She puts her unsolved matters behind and impulsively returns her hometown. There she reunions her childhood friends Jae-ha and Eun-sook who carry their unusual rural life on their own way. From that winter Hye-won’s days are filled with simple but peaceful moments; having meal with her organic ingredients. All through 4 seasons Hye-won slowly finds the real pleasure of living a simple life, and realizes the genuine reason to return homeland. New spring is approaching, and she puts the first step in her brand new life. Tickets for Little Forest are free on a first-come-first-seated basis.

 

The Rider (2017)

Directed by Chloé Zhao
USA | R | Drama, Western | English | 104 min
Venue: Warehouse 68, Alserkal Avenue
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Based on a true story, The Rider stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. The Rider is presented in collaboration with Front Row Filmed Entertainment.