Janapar – Love on a Bike

janapar-ogp-imageBefore we break for the summer, our final screening of our first season will be the brilliant Janapar – Love on a Bike screening at 7.30pm on Sunday 23rd June.

This amazing true story follows Tom Allen on his 13,000 mile trip in which he meets and falls in love with a beautiful Armenian-Iranian girl.  He persuades her to join him on his cycle marathon and Janapar – the Armenian word for “journey” – is a reminder of how a bicycle can be a means of escape.

It’s a combination of amazing adventure and inspiring love story.  The film was premiered at the Raindance Festival in London and is now showing at venues around the UK.  And in this Balerno Village Screen special screening you will get the chance to meet the bicycle man himself Tom Allen in a question and answer session that follows the film.

A fantastic Sunday evening viewing right on your doorstep.

Balerno Village Screen is a free community cinema funded by donations. We are incurring additional costs on this screening so please provide a donation at the screening to help us cover our costs. The film is being screened in association with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling.

All tickets are fully subscribed so far but we are reallocating any cancelled tickets to those on the waiting list. If you do have a ticket and can no longer attend please return it and we will do our best to reallocate it. For more information about tickets please visit our tickets page. 

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