Film + Food Series: City Of God

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Oval Space, Hackney


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Film + Food Series: City Of God

Good eats, delicious drinks and classic cinema – how much more summer do you need?

"A dynamic masterpiece in any language."

- Empire
Love films and food? Perfect, cos so do we. This is the final screening of a sold-out series of events in association with fellow event masters Behind This Wall – matching classic movies with great themes and grub. This week's film will be City Of God – the seminal Brazilian movie depicting life growing up in the favelas and the trouble that comes when drugs and gangs are thrown into the equation. With the screening out on the Oval Space terrace and the food sure to be darn tasty, this is a top way to spend a summer evening. The food options include: - Grilled lemon and garlic chicken with a piri-piri marinade - Herby BBQ skewers made with "queijo de coalho", served with dipping sauces (V) - BBQ corn (side dish) If you fancy taking your experience up a notch, pick the Full Package tickets to get your mitts on a Caipirinha cocktail. "The performances, many from non-pros, are terrific." – Time Out "Breathtaking and terrifying, urgently involved with its characters, it announces a new director of great gifts and passions: Fernando Meirelles." – Roger Ebert Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts at 8:00pm. Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes. Certificate: 18. Valid ID required. Please wrap up warmly.

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