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The Tribe

Dir: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Ukraine 2014, 130 mins
Cert: 18*

A stand-out entry in Cannes last year, this startling debut has provoked strong reactions at every screening since. The story of Sergey, a young man working his way up the ranks of a brutal teenage gang, The Tribe is given added potency by being played out in a deaf boarding school, with all the characters communicating in sign language. There are no subtitles and so gradually we become much more attuned to faces and gestures, while the filmmakers’ deft use of sound and Steadicam helps to make for a compelling, discomfiting ride.


Date :
March 22, 2015 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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Event Tags:
5 for 4 offer, Adolescence, Deafness, gangs, Ukraine
This event was part of Flatpack 9


The Electric Cinema
47 Station Street
Birmingham, B5 4DY
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Tickets will be available from the venue on the day - box office opens 30 minutes before the advertised event start time.