Special Q&A Event - Ride Like A Girl

PG 98 mins

About the Event

Australian actress Genevieve Morris and South Australian jockey Clare Lindop, will be at Palace Nova Eastend on Monday 23rd September for a very special Q & A screening of this inspirational true story.

In introduction to GENEVIEVE MORRIS as Joan Sadler - 

Genevieve Morris has been an actor/improvisor and co-creator for 28 years. Her vast television, film and web series credits include Hamish and Andy’s  True Story, Comedy Inc, Ben Elton Live,  and Wednesday Night Fever.

She has been a co-creator on several shows for Arena and Back to Back Theatre including the internationally renowned touring sensation Small  Metal Objects. Her theatre roles have taken her around Australia as well as to New York, Athens, Vancouver, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai and Wellington.

Genevieve also works as an MC and Host for various events, and recently focused her considerable industry experience and organisational skills (bossiness) into the area of production, as co-producer on the web series Little Acorns.

An introduction to our Panelist Clare Lindop -

Hailed as a trailblazer for female jockeys, Clare Lindop is one of Australia's most decorated riders in history. Having rode over 14,000 winners during her 25-year career, Clare made history and broke records by becoming the first Australian female jockey to ride in the Melbourne Cup, a race she went to ride in three times. 

Following her retirement from racing in May 2018, Clare is now a Councillor at City of Holdfast Bay, a public speaker, and supporter of local SA based charities. 

About the film

Director: Rachel Griffiths
Actors: Sam Neill, Magda Szubanski, Teresa Palmer, Stevie Payne, Sullivan Stapleton
As a little girl, Michelle Payne 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. 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 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.

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Dates & Tickets

Date: Monday 23 September

Arrivals 6.15pm

Intro: 6.30pm intro & welcome

Film: 6.30pm

Talent: Genevieve Morris (Actor) & Clare Lindop (Jockey)

Q&A: Post film

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