Get tickets to the Jasper Jones world premiere and in conversation event at CinefestOZ

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Don’t miss your chance to see the Jasper Jones world premiere on August 24th!

The CinefestOZ Film Festival arrives in Busselton with a glittering opening night celebration and premiere screening of the first Film Prize Finalist, Jasper Jones. Be part of the buzz together with the high profile CinefestOZ Film Prize Jury members and festival Special Guests. 

Walk the Red Carpet at Orana Cinemas from 5.30pm, before the film viewing, then join us at the Festival Marquee for opening celebrations including live music, canapes, and refreshments proudly featuring Forester Estate wines and Eagle Bay Beer. 

 Synopsis: Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast including Toni Collette, Hugo Weaving, Matt Nable, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice, Dan Wyllie and Aaron McGrath, JASPER JONES is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia. In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve a mystery that will consume the entire community. In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.

 Please note: runtime includes screening and function; the Film Jury will view screening in cinema 1; the film screens in multiple cinemas so check your cinema number; there is no French film screening at Orana Cinemas on Opening Night, there are no general screenings of this film.

 Screening will be at Orana Cinemas Busselton on August 24th at 6pm. Get your tickets here for the world premiere and hurry ! 



In conversation : Jasper Jones

Join the team behind the Film Prize Finalist, Jasper Jones, for the chance to ask questions about the making of this feature.
 Filmed in Pemberton, WA, the team are sure to have plenty of locally inspired stories. Adapted from Craig Silvey’s best-selling Australian novel and featuring a stellar cast, Jasper Jones is the story of Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14 living in a small town in Western Australia.

 In the dead of night during the scorching summer of 1969, Charlie is startled when he is woken by local mixed-race outcast Jasper Jones outside his window. Jasper leads him deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever, setting them both on a dangerous journey to solve a mystery that will consume the entire community. In an isolated town where secrecy, gossip and tragedy overwhelm the landscape, Charlie faces family breakdown, finds his first love, and discovers what it means be truly courageous.

 This must attend event includes a seated dining experience and live entertainment by local musician, Sean Lillico. Enjoy the extensive beverage options available for purchase at this local haunt.

 Please note that there is no film screening at this event. For the screening you must attend the premiere.

This event will be held at Rustico at Hayshed Hill on Thursday August, 25th at 12pm. Visit here to get your tickets for the In Conversation event!

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