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Saturday 19 January 2pm to 5.00pm 

BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road SE1,

Tube: Waterloo  (5 mins walk)

Entry: 5 pounds, best to book in advance

A thrilling African adventure at sea. This recent London Film Festival favourite   narrates the story of a retired Senegalese fisherman who is persuaded to captain a wooden fishing boat, a pirogue, on a dangerous journey in search of a better life. Treacherous ocean conditions and the presence of secret passenger, as well as encounters with other desperate refugees, add to the tension in this epic drama. Followed by discussion on the themes of immigration, race, human endurance,politics, asylum and the World Bank.

Tickets are 50% booked as at 22 December 2012 so don't delay booking