Memory Box (15)

Fri 21 - Thu 27 January 2022

Lebanon | 2021 | 102’ | 15 | Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige, Mannal Issa, Paloma Vauthier

On a wintry day in Montreal, Alex and her mother Maia receive a package in the mail. Inside are the countless notebooks, cassettes and photographs that a teenage Maia sent from Beirut to her best friend who had left for Paris to escape the war. Maia refuses to open this Pandora’s box but Alex is irresistibly attracted to these testimonies of an unknown past. She discovers, between fantasy and reality, her mother’s tumultuous adolescence, her first love and the murderous war that rages, bringing to the surface well-kept secrets. With these revelations, Alex convinces her mother to return to Lebanon to face the ghosts of her past. 


£6 / £4

Allocated seats with 2m social distancing.

Please book for your entire party in one transaction if you’d like to sit together. 

No more than six people per booking.  

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