Aperture: Ayka

APERTURE: ASIA & PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL

 

Ayka

 

11 June, Rio Cinema, London

 

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Sergey Dvortsevoy, Russia/Germany/Poland/Kazakhstan/China 2018, Russian/Kyrgyz + English subtitles, 100 mins, UK Premiere

Exploring the plight of young female Kyrgyz refugees in Moscow, Ayka centres on one young woman’s harrowing story, powerfully portrayed by Sergey Dvortsevoy with a standout performance by Samal Yesyamova in the role of Ayka. A story of struggle and survival in the face of extreme hardship and exploitation as an illegal migrant worker.

Tue 11 Jun, 6.30pm: Rio Cinema

 

 

 

 

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