March 13th Film Insider Series Screening: Styx
Premiering at the Berlinale, where it opened the Panorama Special section, STYX is a work of unrelenting intensity and technical brilliance. ER doctor Rike (Susanne Wolff) embarks on a one-woman solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. When Rike comes across a sinking ship of refugees, she is quickly torn out of her contented and idealized world and must make a momentous decision. Aptly named after the mythological river that separates the living from the dead, STYX is an astute modern day parable of Western indifference in the face of marginalized suffering. Carrying practically the entire film, Wolff is riveting as a woman pushed to her physical, psychological and moral limits.
Starring: Susanne Wolff & Gedion Oduor Wekesa
Director: Wolfgang Fischer
Producer: Marcos Kantis
HOW TO ATTEND:
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
5:30 Cocktail Party
6:30 Screening & Discussion
8:30 Post Reception
STYX cocktail party will feature food by Craft Pizza and Eureka! Complimentary wine, beer provided by Stella Artois. The post screening reception will feature cookies by The Cravory.
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