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FILM: SFF PRESENTS: SLAM

16 Jun 2019 | 4.00pm - 6.00pm

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Adam Bakri (Omar, SFF 2014) stars as Ricky, a Sydney cafĂ© owner and Muslim refugee who is proudly assimilated into Australian culture. Ricky is estranged from his sister Ameena (Danielle Horvat), a hijab-wearing, politicised slam poet who is unafraid to air her views on Australian society. When Ameena disappears after a gig one night, Ricky is forced to revisit his internal conflicts over his own identity as he and his mother desperately search for her. When the right-wing media seizes on the story, speculating that Ameena has fled the country to join the Islamic State, the family suffers a barrage of scrutiny – even as they fear it could be true. Rachael Blake (Lantana, SFF 2001; Sleeping Beauty, SFF 2011) is superb as the troubled police officer in charge of investigating the case.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

CostAdult: $17.50
Concession: $15
Under 16: $13


Phone02 8711 7123

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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