Severe car trouble on their way to Felix's family holiday home on the Baltic Sea, leaves Felix and his friend Leon having to walk through a forest with their luggage, they arrive at the home to find it unexpectedly inhabited by Nadja, a relaxed and friendly woman working at an ice cream cart by the sea. Her romantic trysts keep Leon and Felix up at night, causing Leon to resent her presence.

Afire (German: Roter Himmel, lit. 'Red Sky') is a 2023 German drama film directed by Christian Petzold. The relationship drama focuses on four people who are trapped in their holiday home on the Baltic Sea by uncontrolled forest fires.

The film won the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival, where it had its world premiere on 22 February 2023. It was released theatrically in Germany on 20 April 2023. In August 2023, it was shortlisted as the German submissions for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film for the 96th Academy Awards.

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Monday 15 April 2024
7:00pm - 8:45pm


Araluen Arts Center

61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870

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