Youth on the Move is a series of films dealing with immigranthood and growing up in a global world. The touching series includes awarded films from around the world. The films are shown on Sundays at 3 p.m. in the Studio of the Main Library.
25.9. Persepolis (96 min)
The awarded animated film Persepolis is based on the autobiographical comic albums by Marjane Satrapi. The film is a serious but humoristic description of Iran, of the effects of its religious revolution on the everyday life of a young woman, and of growing up as an immigrant teenage girl in a foreign country.
9.10. Kid svensk/Aavan meren tällä puolen (116 min)
The events in the film Aavan meren tällä puolen/Kid svensk take place in the year 1984. The protagonist, 12-year-old Kirsi in Gothenburg, Sweden, is ashamed of her Finnish roots and her mother Esteri who has never learned Swedish. They are going off on a holiday trip to Finland, a trip that turns out to be different from anything they imagined.
23.10. The Edge of Heaven (105 min)
A captivating film by German-Turkish director Fatih Akin describing the intertwining destinies of three families between Germany and Turkey. The film is located in the vacuum between two cultures, where the identity of a person is not easily pinpointed.
6.11. Zozo (90 min)
Swedish-Lebanese director Josef Fares portrays the life of Zozo and his family in a Bayreuth laid waste by war. Zozo loses his family and ends up at his grandparents' home in Sweden, where a new story of survival begins.
The capacity of the Studio is 80 persons. Admission free. Welcome!
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Culture out loud!
The immigrant cultures in Turku are presented in the library through the medium of events, exhibitions, storytelling and book talk. The Culture Out Loud! event series is a part of the library's multicultural activity. The Turku Public Library organizes the events in collaboration with various associations and other organizations.
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