Songlines: The Sapphires (12)


Songlines: The Sapphires (12)

Thursday 24th February 2022


The Songlines exhibition at The Box is coming to a close at the end of February. Our short season of films explores aspects of Australian cinema which reflect on ideas and themes inspired by the exhibition. We hope it inspires you to catch it before it goes. All tickets £5. View a series of short films about the exhibition here.

The Sapphires (12)

Dir. Wayne Blair, 2012, Australia, 99 mins. Cast. Deborah Mailman, Tory Kittles, Eka Darville, Jessica Mauboy, Chris O'Dowd.

This lovely, warm-hearted film is set in 1968 (a year after the referendum, which symbolically expanded the rights of Aboriginal people) and tells the story of The Sapphires, a singing group of four Yorta Yorta women who tour Vietnam during the war.

The other 2 screenings in the Songlines film programme are:

Rabbit-Proof Fence (PG): Thursday 3rd February 2022, 6pm

Sweet Country (15): Thursday 10th February 2022, 8.30pm

Dates & Times

 Thursday 24th Feb 2022  6:00pm Intro
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