Ride Like A Girl – Get your tickets to a free screening

Transmission and Heritage Films is giving us the opportunity to have some events with the latest Australian-inspired film: Ride Like A Girl

Pre-screening of the film plus an engaging panel to follow after the film.

Click here to get your free tickets

We expect these free tickets to fly out the door so jump in now to secure your seat/s in your nearest cinema. See below for locations.

Date and Time

Mon., 16 September 2019

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm AEST

Location

Event Cinemas Castle Hill

Castle Towers Shopping Centre Old Northern Road and, Castle St

Castle Hill, NSW 2154

Special panel to follow the screening: After the film, we have a special group of experts ready to answer questions about the themes of the film.

Dr Karin Sowada is a specialist in the ancient history and archaeology of Egypt and the Middle East, with a focus on foreign engagement, trade and societal change. In other roles, Karinhas had an extensive career in community service, politics, public policy and business. She has worked with a variety of non-for-profit and church organisations and non-executive Director of national charity Mission Australia. Even with all of these accomplishments, Karinhas a love for the horse racing community. Serving as a strapperfor 2 years and now chairs the Australian Racing Christian Chaplaincy (www.arcc.org.au) since 2005. 

Laura Bennett  is an accomplished media graduate and author who’s been with Hope 103.2 since 2009, when she joined as the ‘Black Stump Breakfast Apprentice’ before moving into Nights, Breakfast, and now Afternoons. With a taste for all things pop culture and a love for good conversation, she enjoys a lively mix of interviews, reviews and good ol’ chit chat on her afternoon show.

Peter Hughes has worked for AFES(Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students) and is currently a minister at St Stephens Normanhurst. He has put much thought into the world of pop culture and film. He is married to his lovely wife, Audrey and they have three children.

Ride Like A Girl is the incredible true story of Michelle Payne.

Synopsis: s 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 is history.

DIRECTED BY Rachel Griffiths     

WRITTEN BY Andrew Knight, Elise McCredie    

CAST: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton, Stevie Payne (as himself), Genevieve Morris, Magda Szubanski   

Releases on 26 September