To commemorate ANZAC Day, World Movies is showcasing stories of courage and wartime honour from all around the world. Join us at 8.30pm for the Australian television premiere of ‚ÄòFree Men’, the moving true story of Jewish families being hidden in Mosques throughout German-occupied France starring Tahar Rahim (‚ÄòA Prophet’). Screening afterwards is ‚ÄòOutside The Law’, the story of three brothers during the fight for independence in Algeria throughout WWII.
FREE MEN (FRANCE)
AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION PREMIERE
THURSDAY 25 APRIL 8.30PM
Algerian immigrant Younes (A Separation’s Tahar Rahim) makes a living on the black market during the Nazi occupation of France in WWII. When he’s arrested and threatened with torture, Younes accepts to spy on a Paris Mosque that is allegedly providing Jews with false IDs and a safe haven. When Younes arrives he has a change of heart after becoming aware of the tragedy of the Nazi occupation, and befriending the rector and the people he is keeping safe.
OUTSIDE THE LAW (FRANCE)
THURSDAY 25 APRIL 10.00PM
This Oscar-nominated drama is set across three decades of the Algerian struggle for independence. After losing their family home, three brothers and their mother become separated around the world and take radically different paths.