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Monthly Highlights

Family Style Thanksgiving Dinner

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving celebration.
You bring a dish.
AWC provides the fresh French deli roasted turkey.
SPACE IS LIMITED.

When:          Friday, 24 November, starting at 17:30, dinner at 18:30
Where:         Home of Claude Lawson, Borgermester Jensens Allé 1, 2100 Kbh. Ø (busses 1A and 8A)
Cost:           AWC members 50 kr. Guest 100 kr.
RSVP:         To awcbazaar@gmail.com by Nov. 19 (so we know how much turkey to get)

Xmas Wrap Party 

When:          Sunday, December 3 at 13:00
Where:         Home of Claude Lawson, Borgermester Jensen Alle 1, st., Østerbro
RSVP:         Let us know you are coming at awcbazaar@gmail.com

Xmas is just around the corner. Join AWC and our friends for the annual Xmas Wrap Party. We plan to wrap approx. 120 presents of toiletries, makeup and accessories. All will be donated to Christian Safe House, a refugee for sexually trafficked women. BUT - we can't meet that goal without your help!

How can you help? Donate new items as gifts. Clean out your closets. Warm scarves, hats, gloves and shoes are welcomed for both women and men. Mens’ items are given to the Soup Kitchen Nørrebro. 

Write AWC at awcbazaar@gmail.com to arrange a drop off.

AWC movie group: exciting stories with Judi Dench in November 

In October, we hope you’ll be attending our Jane Austen tea, talk and quiz, but two more interesting films are coming our way in November: Victoria and Abdul (about Queen Victoria and her relationship with an Indian man - http://www.kino.dk/film/v/vi/victoria-and-abdul-0) and a new version of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (http://www.kino.dk/film/m/mu/murder-orient-express).

Both have Judi Dench, but V&A is packed with British stars such as Michael Gambon and the late Tim Piggott-Smith, and Murder is packed with stars from all over the world, including British Kenneth Branagh as the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.

We will be seeing V&A on Sunday, November 5 at Park Bio (see details in AWC Bulletin dated October 31).

Murder on the Orient Express premieres on 23 November: Contact Mary Stewart Burgher (3050 6356; emessbe@yahoo.com) if you would like to see it with the group. She will try to pick times and shows that best suit the most people. With Murder in particular, we don’t want to slide into the holiday season, when people are tied up with Xmas parties.

You can see trailers and other info about both movies on the Kino.dk website; just click the links above. Join us!

Theater/Films/Performance in English

THAT THEATRE COMPANY - Educating Rita by Willy Russell

Frank is bored with teaching undergraduate English students, despairing of his ambition to be a poet, he reflects morosely on his life. And then Rita walks in. A 29 year old married hairdresser who has decided to take control of her life and earn herself an education. Rita’s brash honesty and Frank’s deep intellect spark each other as they both begin to wake up to life in their own way. Willy Russell’s award-winning and hugely popular play is an uplifting tale of self-discovery, where we witness how the power of choice comes through education. It’s never too late to change your life.

Script:         Willy Russell
Director:      Barry McKenna
Cast:           Ian Burns & Dawn Wall

Plays at Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, 2100 Kbh Ø
October 25 – November 25, Mon – Fri 20:00, Sat. 17:00
Billetter sælges gennem Teaterbilletter.dk / 7020 2096

Danish on a Sunday

Danish film hits with English subtitles are shown twice a month* at the Danish Film Institute (Cinemateket) Gothersgade 55, 1123 Kbh. K. Full details here: http://www.dfi.dk/Filmhuset/Cinemateket/danish.aspx.

Before the screening, there is a special offer of a coffee with Danish pastry (or a piece of cake) at Restaurant SULT. It costs only 40 DKK extra.

Sunday, November 12 at 14:15     Waiting for the Sun       (De dømtes børn

Sunday, November 26 at 14:15     You Disappear              (Du forsvinder)

 

 

                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

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