AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL
Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film
Recommended for ages 13+ (some violence, themes surrounding racism, suicide and incest)
Adapted from the award-winning young adult novel of the same name, Jasper Jones is a moving coming-of-age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. During the scorching summer of 1969, Jasper Jones, the town’s mixed-race outcast, leads Charlie deep into the forest and shows him something that will change his life forever.
Australia; Unrated; Directed by Rachel Perkins (2017); 105 Minutes
An Appalachian Summer Festival embarks on adventures around the world with a series featuring films from the United Kingdom, Brazil, Cuba, Ukraine, Germany and Australia. Dr. John Pfeifer will present a brief introduction prior to each film.
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