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Film, Tue 26 Jun 2018

National Refugee Week Tuesday Wonder: A Memory in

National Refugee Week Tuesday Wonder: A Memory in


In 2009, the streets of Damascus teemed with people and markets brimmed with life. Old footage finds an aging writer remarking on his city, “I can’t be myself anywhere else.”

Syrian filmmaker Alfoz Tanjour’s stirring film reconsiders the old man’s musing eight years later. With the country now ravaged by war, who do you become when that place no longer exists?

Weaving the testimonies of four exiles among his own, Tanjour explores the impact of Syria’s crisis on its artists. A rich visual landscape emerges, blending memories of their birth cities with their cities of refuge. Longing and pain blur into beautiful glimpses of colour, some stained forever with military khaki, others running red with vivid pomegranate, each a stunning frame of life. Filled with poetic and visceral stories of revolution and oppression, Memory in Khaki offers one of the year’s most evocative portraits of a people lost in war.

DIRECTOR: Alfoz Tanjour
DETAILS: QA, 2016, 108mins, cert. TBC

Credit cards accepted (no fee)On-site light refreshments

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Dates Times
Tue 26 Jun 2018 18:30 to 00:00

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Thu 28 Jun L'Amant Double



    Hyde Park Picture House


    Brudenell Road,
    LS6 1JD



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    Map reference: SE 283351  Lat: 53.81143 Long: -1.57168

    By Car
    From the city centre: Follow signs for A660 to Skipton (which after about a mile turns into Woodhouse Land). From north Leeds: Follow signs to A660 (Otley Road), Hyde Park is in between Headingley and Leeds city centre.

    By Bus
    From the city centre: The 56 runs frequently and stops right outside the cinema. Alternatively take the 1, 28, 95, 96, 97 or 97A and get off at Hyde Park Corner. Or thake the 18 or 18A and get off at Cardigan Road.

    By Train
    Take the train to Burley Park Station and take the Cardigan Road exit then follow directions to the cinema.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Burley Park station


    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments