Scone Films: Ride Like A Girl

Filed in by November 15, 2019
When:
November 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019-11-29T19:00:00+11:00
2019-11-29T20:00:00+11:00
Where:
Scone Senior Citizen's Centre
Crn Cooper Street and Oxford Road
Scone.
Cost:
$12
Contact:
Scone Films: Ride Like A Girl @ Scone Senior Citizen's Centre

Ride Like A Girl and Christmas Celebration

As a little girl, Michelle Payne (Teresa Palmer) dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup – horse-racing’s toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy (Sam Neill). She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream.

But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up. Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest, as they say, is history.

Running time 2hr 2.

Christmas Celebration

Wine and Festive Nibbles will be available for purchase for $5.

The AGM will be held at 6:30pm, prior to the movie.

Tickets: $12 from the website, Hunt-A-Book in Scone, or at the door.

 

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