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Reel Connections: THE CHOIR

Reel Connections: THE CHOIR

Once again BEMAC brings engaging, challenging multicultural-based films to the big screen in Brisbane. Sponsored by Antidote Films, this award-winning documentary will be screened next Thursday 16th May at the Queensland Multicultural Centre.

Hailed as ‘truly a life changing film’ The Choir tells the incredible true story of a brotherhood of inmates singing to survive in the toughest prison in Africa.

Shot over four years, The Choir is the story of Jabulani Shabangu and a  group of fellow inmates who are battling to survive in Leeukwop Prison,  South Africa’s largest prison.  Jabulani is rebellious and angry until  he meets a wily old bank robber named Coleman, who recruits him for the  prison choir.

Classification: M – Mature themes & infrequent coarse language

Producers: Chris Hilton & Michael Davie

Director, Writer + Photographer: Michael Davie

Music: The Leeuwkop Medium B Choir

Original Score: Felicity Fox

Production Company: Essential Media & Entertainment Pty Ltd. National Geographic Films

Watch the trailer here

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Event Snapshot

Dates: Thursday 16 May
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Duration: 1.5 hr
Tickets: Free
Address: 102 Main St. Kangaroo Point
Artist website: qmc.org.au