A FINNISH comedy-drama film, The Other Side of Hope, comes to Bahrain Cinema Club in Juffair at 7pm tonight.
The storyline follows Khaled, a Syrian refugee, who stows away on a freighter to Helsinki, and Waldemar, a travelling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant.
When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground.
One day Waldemar finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant and he provides him with a bed and a job.
After his fellow workers help Khaled get fake credentials, he decides to find the whereabouts of his sister Miriam who was lost en route from Aleppo.
Directed by Aki Kaurismaki, the 2017 film won the Silver Bear Award for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Bear Award for Best Film.
Call 39682323 for more details.