Date: 18 March 2017
Country: UK, London
After its success in hosting a night of celebrating the culture of Lebanon, the South Social Film Festival is organising an event dedicated to the Jewish culture. On Saturday 18 March, in the Cinema Museum in London, the South Social will screen a movie “Through the Wall” by Rama Burshtein. The film is using a universal topic such as wedding, dating and all the rules that go with it and transfers elements of a typical Bridget Jones romp to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish setting.
The South Social will be also celebrating the International Women's day. The organisers promise a night of great kosher cuisine and raving music by the band TANTZ, which is a klezmer trio with Balkan beats and gypsy jazz influences.
South Social Film Festival celebrates diversity of communities by giving the independent, international cinema a home in South London to encourage a fair representation of different cultures, voices and stories. This is a not-for-profit film festival.
"Using three elements: cinema, sounds and flavours, to portray and highlight the culture of a country, the experiential project has gathered momentum and an eclectic range of public. The questioning about diversity in cinema usually focus on the skills or expertise of those involved in creating the art of moving image. However, another important element within the same spectrum is provenance of each and every story that becomes cinematic, ie. international and independent cinema," wrote the organiser of the festival, Paola Melli.
The Media Diversity Institute is one od the partners of the South Social Film Festival.