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How to Paint the City of Lights Gagarine

27 Mar

Gagarine (2020) - Watch on Mubi or Streaming Online Available in the UK |  ReelgoodOpening in Select Theatres Beginning April 1, 2022.

Playing In the Pacific Northwest at:
Portland, OR // Living Room Theatre
Seattle, WA // SIFF Cinema; Landmark Crest

Please check local listings for one near you.
Mild Spoiler Alert

Before the young Youri (Alséni Bathily) can dream of conquering outer space, he has to deal with the inner place that’s about to implode around him. In Gagarine, he has to face the cold hard fact the building he lives in is slated to be demolished. This film looks at a side of Parisian life rarely explored. It’s a story about the less fortunate and directors Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh do a fantastic job at revealing this world rarely talked about. It’s not all that glamourous in those parts.

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