Czech premiere

Gods of Molenbeek

Aatos ja Amine

Reetta Huhtanen
Finland | 2019 | 72 min.

Language: Arabic, Finnish, French
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This is a lyrical film about the friendship of 3 children in the multicultural and multifaith Molenbeek quarter of Brussels, but which, after the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels in 2016, gained a reputation as a hotbed of Islamic terrorism.

Six-year-old Finnish-Chilean Aatos asks his best friend, whose family is from Morocco, “Amine, do you know what a Muslim is?” “That´s someone who doesn’t eat pork,” explains Amine. The days of 3 inseparable friends, 2 boys and a girl, who are neighbors in the Molenbeek quarter of Brussels, are filled with childish imagination and carefree games. There are demonstrations against terrorism in the streets and Europe is in shock, but the children’s minds are occupied by nothing less than thinking about God and gods. Does God exist? And which one is the best?

Director

Reetta Huhtanen

Festival guest on days
Mar 06 - Mar 08, 2019

Filmography
2019 - Gods of Molenbeek
2015 - Talousennustajat
2008 - Kuppikunta

Projection

06. 03. 20:00 Lucerna - Large Hall Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing CSL Interpretation Discussion Tickets
07. 03. 15:30 Svetozor - Large Hall Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing CSL Interpretation Discussion Tickets
09. 03. 14:00 Atlas - Small Hall Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing Tickets
13. 03. 21:00 Svetozor - Small Hall Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of hearing Discussion Tickets

Projekce v regionech

21. 03. 17:00 Český Krumlov: Town Theatre

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