Jung & Film Online | I, Tonya

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You are warmly invited to our online Jung and Film evening on Friday 14 August: I, Tonya (2h 1min). This movie is based on the true story of how Tonya Harding ceased to be famous for figure skating and became infamous instead, following an attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan. A media frenzy erupted, continuing throughout that year’s Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, where both women competed, before the disgraced skater was banned from major competition for good. The movie explores themes of class difference and the discrimination that goes with that, violence towards children and women, and the resilience of the main character in the face of these odds that are stacked against her. Steven Rogers’s screenplay ensures that we never lose sight of her status as a survivor, someone seeking love and adoration in a world full of aggression, who habitually finds herself on the wrong end of a fist.

Online Participation Format

We will be screening this movie via Zoom, from the DVD we have purchased. We will start the screening at 18h00 (6pm). After the film there will be a break of 20 minutes, followed by a discussion until approximately 21h30.

Cost

R100 during lockdown.

Book tickets online below.

Live Streaming | Advanced Booking Essential

Kindly book your ticket by Wednesday, 12 August 2020. A Zoom link will automatically be provided upon successful completion of the payment process.

If you have any queries or issues with booking please contact us at saaja@mweb.co.za

Catering

Janis Merand (Lush Food), is available, within a reasonable radius of her home, to deliver food to you (at your own cost), on the evening. Contact her for details at Janis Merand janismerand@gmail.com

Online Library

We invite you to visit our Library online, where you can search for titles and find out more about our Collections. For more information on this, contact Debra at saajalibrary@outlook.com.

We hope to see you on Zoom, and look forward to continue to share our stimulating film discussions.

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Jung & Film Online | I, Tonya
This movie is based on the true story of how Tonya Harding ceased to be famous for figure skating and became infamous instead, following an attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.
R 100.00
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