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The Rocket

Australia, Thailand | 2013 | Kim Mordaunt

The Rocket

Winner of the audience award for "best narrative feature" at the Tribeca, AFI, and Sydney Film Festivals (among others), this unexpected crowd-pleaser tells of a 10-year-old Laotian boy, Ahlo, whom his elders believe to be cursed and a bringer of bad luck. Ahlo tries time and again to prove his worth to his tragedy-beset family, and ultimately enters a rocket-building competition. "A kid-centric slice of intractable humanism in the mode of The Kite Runner, Tsotsi, Whale Rider or Beasts of the Southern Wild." -Variety.

96 min. Lao with subtitles. Blu-ray. Cleveland premiere.

Thursday 4/17
Saturday 4/19
6:45 pm
9:30 pm
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