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Chi-Raq (2015 USA), Cert. 15
Tuesday 31 January 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:40 pm
Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett
In gang-war ravaged Chicago, a stray bullet from a night of fighting leaves a young girl dead.
Based in part on the Greek classic Lysistrata, the women from the warring sides refuse their partners sex in pursuit of an end to violence – or, as chanted in the film, “No peace – no pussy” and “Save our babes”.
The nickname of Cannon’s gang leader, Chi-Raq, is a reference to the unfortunate statistic that in Chicago gang-war related homicides exceed the death toll among American Special Forces in Iraq.
This lengthy and effusive Guardian Review, here includes a link to the trailer
The (US) Trailer can also be seen below [fvplayer src=”https://youtu.be/rGTuuj-aTJs”]
Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)
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