Published in 11/04/2018

Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz presented his acclaimed documentary, "Central Airport: THF", which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, at the Centro Cultural LSR – Odeon NET/CLARO on Sunday. Karim is no stranger to the festival or Première Brasil having won the prestigious best director Redentor on three occasions. Most recently in 2011 for “O Abismo Prateado”, having won previously for “Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque to Amo” in 2009 (with Marcelo Gomes) and “O Céu de Suely in 2006”. In 2014 he was president of the Première Brasil jury.

"Central Airport: THF" follows a young Syrian who  lives within Berlin's Tempelhof Airport, one of the most iconic constructions of the Nazi regime, while he waits for the authorities to decide on his request for asylum. The film is a look at contemporary Berlin and follows the lead character’s ambivalent feelings towards the non-place he occupies.​

"Central Airport: THF" screen Monday (5 November) at Kinoplex São Luiz at 14.00 and on Sunday (11 November) at Cine Arte UFF at 21.10.





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