JCCV FILM NIGHT
Monday, October 29th at 7:00 pm
THE SAPPHIRES (2012), 1 hr 43 mins, Australia
Directed by: Wayne Blair (son of one of the original Sapphires)
Starring: Chris O’Dowd
This really is the ultimate audience “feel good movie”
Two devastating facts serve as a prelude to this true story adaptation…until 1967 native Australians dubbed “Aborigines” by British settlers were not classified as humans by the Australian government. They were considered “flora and fauna”. The government had the authority to remove light skinned native children from their families as part of a program to make them part of the white community,
In this film, four gutsy young women seize an unlikely chance to launch a professional career singing for US troops in Vietnam. Guided by their Irish R&B loving manager (Chris O’Dowd) they make a name for themselves far from home.
Inspired by a true story “The Sapphires” is a celebration of music, family, and self-discovery.
Please join us for a fun evening of cinema…schmoozing…discussing and having a good time! State of the Art projection, large screen & great sound!
Snacks and cold drinks included in the $10 price of admission.
A classic cartoon and newsreel prior to the feature!
Dick de Ryk – Resident Movie Critic and Comic Book Aficionado