“Lore” To Screen At BIFFlix Film Series

March 19, 2013

BIFF today announces that the final instalment of the BIFFlix film series before the 16th annual Bermuda International Film Festival in April will take place this Sunday (March 24), 5.30pm, at The Tradewinds Auditorium in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute.

The film screening is “Lore,” an unconventional take on the Holocaust legacy.The film is multi-award winning and nominated on the international film festival circuit.

Infused with lush cinematography and an evocative, haunting mood, it centres upon 14-year old German girl Lore and five siblings left to fend for themselves after their father and mother, staunch Nazi believers, are killed by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II.

The young group undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents’ actions. They set out on a journey across a devastated country to reach their grandmother in the north.

After meeting the charismatic Thomas, a mysterious young refugee, Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of both hatred and desire as she must learn to trust the one person she has always been taught to hate in order to survive.

Tickets are available in advance at www.ptix.bm or purchase at the door on the day from 4:30pm with cash, check, or credit card. Tickets are priced at $15. The Film is in German with English subtitles and runs 106 minutes.

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