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The Invisibles – 7PM
October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 4pm, 7pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
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Co-written and Directed by: Claus Räfle
Cast: Max Mauff, Alice Dwyer, Ruby O. Fee, Aaron Altaras, Florian Lukas, Andreas Schmidt, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Lucas Reiber, Sergej Moya
Drama/Biography/History, PG for mature content, 110 minutes,
Language: German with English subtitles (Germany)
“The Invisibles, about humans as living ghosts, needs to be seen, and believed.” – Brad Wheeler, Globe and Mail
“A film like The Invisibles is part of bearing ‘precise witness.’ We clearly need reminders, and constant ones, of the end result of ‘otherizing’ an entire group of people.” – Sheila O’Malley, RogerEbert.com
While Goebbels infamously declared Berlin “free of Jews” in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital. Claus Räfle’s gripping docudrama traces the stories of four real-life survivors who learned to hide in plain sight.
Moving between cinemas, cafés and safe houses, they dodged Nazi officials and a dense network of spies and informants. Yet their prudence was at odds with their youthful recklessness, prompting them to join the resistance, forge passports, or pose as Aryan war widows. Masterfully weaving these story threads together, THE INVISIBLES is a testament to the resourcefulness, willpower and sheer chance needed to survive against incredible odds.
Nominated, Best Feature, Hamburg Film Festival, 2017
Nominated, Audience Award, World Cinema, Mill Valley Film Festival, 2017
Winner, Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature, Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 2018
Film tickets: $10 for Adults, $8 for Seniors/Students
Advance tickets are available online and at the Uptown Theatre box office two weeks before screening (in the evenings an hour before their first screening). HST is included in the ticket price.