Film

The Mauritanian

Kevin Mc Donald
Maandag 31 januari , 20:00 - 22:15
Dinsdag 1 februari , 20:00 - 22:15
Woensdag 2 februari , 20:00 - 22:15
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos
Prijs: € 4,00 incl. btw (Student) € 8,00 incl. btw (Anderen)

Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.

Language: English – subtitles: Dutch

Based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is the true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), uncovers shocking truths.

Awards:

Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress Jodie Foster.

Reviews:

“The Mauritanian is notable, too, for how much of its perspective is actually granted to Salahi – who’s given depth thanks to a phenomenal, Bafta-nominated performance by Rahim.” Independent.

“The real-life story is enraging, and it's fun to see Benedict Cumberbatch's morally conflicted military prosecutor lock horns with Foster's icy human rights lawyer.” The Observer.

Ticket information
This film will be shown at Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos. Buying a ticket online in advance is necessary. You can buy a ticket via the black “order” button on this page. 
Please note: you can only buy a ticket online; tickets are not purchasable with cash or bank card at the ticket counter.
You can find more general info about tickets, refund policy etc. here.

We kindly ask you to be at the ticket counter when it opens 15 minutes prior to the start of the film. This is to ensure the film starts and ends on time.

CoronaCheck 
To attend this film, you will need to show:

  1. A valid admission ticket.
  2. A COVID certificate (proof of vaccination, a negative test result or proof of recovery in the CoronaCheck app).
  3. Your ID.
  4. If you are a student, you also need to bring your student ID card.  The COVID certificate will be checked at the entrance of restaurant De Zwarte Doos; the admission ticket will be checked upstairs at the entrance of the film hall.

Further information about CoronaCheck can be found here.

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