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18/01/2018 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – Rams

8WgDuFpuU3iRXI5KCeNBCMjgJvg18/01/2018 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – Rams

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. This is a near death sentence for the farmers, whose sheep are their main source of income, and many abandon their land. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits. As the authorities close in the brothers will need to come together to save the special breed passed down for generations, and themselves, from extinction.

This film is in Icelandic with English subtitles.

Film starts prompt at 8:00pm and a £5 donation is recommended for non members. To reserve a seat click here to email us or call 01803 394113