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Summer Film Series: Focus on Immigration – “Dirty Pretty Things”

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Dirty Pretty Things – Okwe is an illegal Nigerian immigrant struggling to survive in London’s underground.  He works as a hotel receptionist in the night time and since he has a medical degree, he also practices medicine on the side. When he is offered a lot of money to perform illegal surgeries, he faces a moral dilemma. Rated R, 1h 37m.  Click here for trailer

After the film, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford.

“Focus On Immigration” Film Series Summer 2019

  • Tuesday, August 13 @ 1:30 pm – Frontera
  • Tuesday, August 20 @ 1:30 pm – Brooklyn
  • Tuesday, August 27 @ 1:30 pm – Dirty Pretty Things

All films are free of charge and begin at 1:30 pm; sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Public Library

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Date:
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Community Room
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States

Organizer

AFPL Adult Programs
Phone:
860-673-9712 ext 4
Email:
avonref@avonctlibrary.info
Website:
https://avonctlibrary.info/for-adults/
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