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FILM SERIES: Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

  • House of Sweden 2900 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States (map)

Don´t ever wipe tears without gloves

Drama

Director: Simon Kaijser

Producent: Maria Nordenberg

Rated: PG

A drama about love in the shadow of AIDS, written by renowned Swedish author Jonas Gardell after his bestselling series of books with the same title. It has won the Audience Award at the Séries Mania Festival in Paris in April 2013, in competition with series such as "Game of Thrones" and "The Walking Dead".

Rasmus from a small town moves to Stockholm in 1982. Benjamin is a Jehovah’s Witness who walks from door to door spreading God’s word. Thus he meets Paul. At Paul’s annual Christmas party Rasmus and Benjamin meet and fall in love. Their happiness is shaken when young men start to get sick, fade away and die. AIDS has come to Stockholm.

Please note this film is 174 minutes long.

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Earlier Event: June 22
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Later Event: June 26
MUSIC: Nordic Jazz 2017