Film Series: My Beautiful Laundrette

1985. UK. Dir: Stephen Frears. With Gordon Warnecke, Daniel Day-Lewis. 97 min.

In the face of homophobia, Thatcherism, and interracial taboos, Omar and Johnny endeavor to keep their laundrette beautiful. Frears rattles toe era’s socioeconomic paradigms with deeply felt drama and trenchant social satire, crafting an indispensable work of British indy cinema.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

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