Film Night: “LION”
This true story followes a 5 year old boy “Saroo” who lives in the area around Khandwa, in India in the 80s. Having stumbled onto a decommissioned train to sleep, before he knew it was speeding towards Calcutta. Lost and alone, with no papers or family name, he becomes a lost cause, shunted around the barely existent social welfare system. Eventually he is sent to Tasmania to foster parents, played by Nicloe Kidman and David Wenham. Saroo grows up having a comfortable life, but memories of his early years haunt him.
Also stars Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Priyanka Bose .Running time 129 minutes.
Doors open at 7pm and film starts at 7-30pm. Drinks available. Feel free to bring your own wine.