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Cinema ~ MR Readers and Writers Pre-Festival Event ~ JASPER JONES [M]
1 April, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Come along to this pre-festival fundraiser to have your Jasper Jones book signed, watch the movie and participate in a Q&A with the author himself, Craig Silvey. Bar opens at 7.30pm | Movie starts 8pm
JASPER JONES [M] – 8pm
Mystery/Drama film ‧ 1h 45m
Australian film directed by Rachel Perkins and based on the novel of the same name by Craig Silvey.
In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve a mystery that will consume the entire community. In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.
Stars: Hugo Weaving, Tony Collette, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice
Adults $20, Arts Hub Members $18, Youth $10
Adults receive a complimentary glass of wine on arrival. Book signings and wine from 7.30pm, movie commences 8pm with talk and Q&A after the movie.
Book online or from the box office half an hour before the screening.
Online sales available until Friday 4pm, then tickets at the door.