Posted on June 04, 2013

Doha audiences will have the chance to enjoy the highest-grossing Australian film of 2012,‘The Sapphires’from the 13th to the 19th of June at Katara Drama Theatre, as a part of Katara DFI Cinema.

Wayne Blair’s‘The Sapphires’ is a joyous tale of sisterhood, beating the odds and good old-fashioned soul music. It takes four young Aboriginal girls with velvet voices who can belt out soul music like nobody’s business. The Sapphires, Australia’s answer to The Supremes is based on a true story about a 1960s girl group who left the Australian outback to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

After premiering at theCannes Film Festival in 2012 and receiving rave reviews at Toronto International Film Festival, ‘The Sapphires’ was showcased across the globe to collectively win over 15 international awards from over 20 nominations. With exceptional performances by Chris O'Dowd and the ensemble of four actresses, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the magnificent music and inspiring story that will take you back in time.

For tickets, Box Office timings and full films listing please log in to www.dohafilminstitute.com or visit the DFI Ticket Outlet in Katara, Building 26, from the 9th to 19th of June between 1:00pm till 7:00pm.  The Katara Drama Theatre Ticket Outlet (Katara Building 16) will be open from the 13th to 19th of June, 30 minutes prior the day’s first screening start time.

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