Lighthouse Film Society - Rabbit Proof Fence - 19 January 2018

Lighthouse Film Society - Rabbit Proof Fence - 19 January 2018

Event Type Activity
Event Focus Film
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Community
Dates 19/01/2018 to 19/01/2018
Start Time 7:30pm
Location Wynyard Wharf Hotel Theatre
Goldie Street
Wynyard TAS 7325
Contact Lighthouse Film Society

Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury & Kenneth Branagh

Rabbit-Proof Fence is an Australian drama, based on the book “Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence” by Doris Pilkington Garimara. It concerns the author's mother, and two other young mixed-race Aboriginal girls, who run away from the Moore River Native Settlement, north of Perth, in order to return to their Aboriginal families, after being placed there in 1931. The film follows the girls as they trek/walk for nine weeks along 1,500 miles of the rabbit-proof fence to return to their community at Jigalong while being tracked by a white authority figure and a black tracker.

Rated: PG Adventure, drama, Biography

Movie Length: 94 mins

Australia, 2002

Screenings start at 7:30pm

 Complimentary coffee, tea & cake after showing

  New memberships are always available at the door

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Contact Details:

The Lighthouse Film Society
PO Box 650
WYNYARD   TAS   7325

Committee:

Ricky Gelston 0427 566 475
Ian Newman 6442 3088
Con Rhee 0428 549 740
Richard Muir Wilson 6442 1109
Jennifer Beamish 0409 196 876
Birgitta Magnusson-Reid 0417 593 632

 

 

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21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
Phone (03) 6443 8333 : Fax (03) 6443 8383 : Email: council@warwyn.tas.gov.au
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