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Nice People Live Here – Film Screening & Panel Discussion
October 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join us for a free screening of the documentary film, Nice People followed by a panel discussion.
6.00-7.30pm Film Screening
7.30-8.30pm Panel Discussion (facilitator: James Onusko, President of Peterborough City Soccer Association, panelists Tomas Casas, 2018 ProSport Bike Champion and young St Peter’s athlete Tanya Perras)
About the film:
Nice people live in the Swedish town of Borlänge, if you believe the town’s motto. But not all the locals appreciate the presence of a large group of Somali immigrants who fled the war. Integration is tough and something needs to be done. Local entrepreneur Patrik Andersson gets an idea – why not use sport as a bridge to get people closer to each other? The goal: to create the first-ever Somali national team in bandy and make it to the World Championship in Siberia. “Nice People” is a story about reaching out, breaking barriers and forming new bonds (Directors: Anders Helgeson and Karin af Klintberg; Swedish with English subtitles, 92 minutes).