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Year 2021
Runtime 90 mins
Language Danish, Dari, English, Russian
Subtitles English Subtitles
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FLEE screens at Globe Cinema March 9

Don't miss the outstanding new Oscars® NomineeFLEE! The first film in history to be nominated for Best Animated Feature, Best Documentary Feature and Best International feature, simultaneously. Screened at CIFF 2021, FLEE tells the story of an Afghan refugee who agrees to tell his tale of persecution and escape on the condition that his identity not be revealed.

Filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen utilizes striking animation to not only protect the man's identity but also to enhance the story. Bending time, space and memory into a visceral and poetic re-telling of a death-defying journey dictated by deception, loneliness and a relentless will to survive.

The result is FLEE, a film unbound by the constraints of genre and crafted from archive footage, ’80s pop music and hand-drawn craft that draws audiences directly into the experience of a young man forced to flee nation after nation while grasping onto his burgeoning identity.


Single Ticket: $13.50, includes tax, plus fees

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Sundance Film Festival 2021, Toronto International Film Festival 2021, Calgary International Film Festival 2021
Jonas Poher Rasmussen
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Janus Billeskov Jansen
Uno Helmersson
Kenneth Ladekjær