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18:30 16 February 2011

'Diary of a Times Square Thief' and 'To the Marriage of True Minds' film screening

Location

AV Hill Lecture Theatre | Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

'Diary of a Times Square Thief' documents a journey of discovery: the search for the writer of a mysterious diary that the filmmaker found on Ebay. This manuscript describes the adventures of a young man who, in the late eighties, left the Midwest of the United States to go to New York to realize his big dream: to find a publisher for his work and become a writer. He fails, and the diary gives a frank and confronting account of the author's subsequent downfall. This film will be followed by 'To the marriage of true minds' which tells the story of two young Iraqi men who have escaped persecution for their sexuality in Baghdad and who find themselves seperated in London. Their reunion is dependent on the remembrance of a sonnet by Shakespeare and a paper boat....


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Sonal Bharadva
+44 (0)20 7679 9764 | s.bharadva@ucl.ac.uk


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