Source: screen cap, promotional trailer
form y The Sapphires single work   film/TV  
Adaptation of The Sapphires Tony Briggs 2004 single work drama
The Sapphires Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012
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'Gail, Cynthia, Julie and Kay are sexy, black, young and talented - and they've never set foot outside Australia. Until, in the chaos of 1968, they're plucked from the obscurity of a remote Aboriginal mission, branded as Australia's answer to The Supremes, and - grasping the chance of a lifetime - dropped into the jungles of Vietnam to entertain the troops.' Source: www.encoremagazine.com.au/ (Sighted 26/09/2011).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Australia,
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      Goalpost Pictures ,
      2012 .
      Source: screen cap, title, promotional trailer
      Extent: 103 mins.p.
      Description: 1 videodisc (DVD)
      Note/s:
      • Released in France at the Cannes Film Festival 19 May 2012.

        Australian release date 9 August 2012.

      • Distributed by Hopscotch Films
      • Also in Blu-Ray

Works about this Work

Downtown Martin J. Livings , single work column
Shedding the ‘Victim Narrative’ for Tales of Magic, Myth and Superhero Pride Carissa Lee Godwin , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 9 June 2016;
'One of the things I love about my culture is the sense of magic within it. Everything was created from some greater power, and I can see why elders worry that our young people are losing that sense of magic, of wonder, within the oldest living culture in the world. ...'
Meet the Woman Bringing Aboriginal Cinema to the Screens of Paris Sandra Phillips (interviewer), 2016 single work interview
— Appears in: The Conversation , 2 June 2016;

'In a tiny cinema in the Latin Quarter of Paris, something very unusual for French filmgoers is on display. For five days, the programme at Cinema La Clef is devoted not to the latest Hollywood blockbusters, nor to the finest French cinema, but to the best examples of Australian Indigenous film-making.'

'The first Festival of Australian Aboriginal Cinema (La Festival du Cinéma Aborigène Australien) will showcase films that may have garnered awards at Cannes, but are nonetheless unfamiliar to audiences in one of the world’s capitals of cinematic culture. It is the first festival of its kind in Europe.'

Spearheading Culture Belinda Seeney , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier Mail , 19 November 2015; (p. 52)
'Stephen Page is...rehearsing and restaging one of Bangarra Dance Theatre's earliest productions...'
Putting Our Students in the Picture Penelope Debelle , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 May 2015; (p. 50)
Good as Gold Michael Bodey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 - 29 July 2012; (p. 14-15)

— Review of The Sapphires Keith Thompson Tony Briggs 2012 single work film/TV
Reviews with Nick Dent Nick Dent , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 5 August 2012; (p. 25)

— Review of The Sapphires Keith Thompson Tony Briggs 2012 single work film/TV
Tale a Gem in the Making Rodney Chester , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 - 5 August 2012; (p. 9)

— Review of The Sapphires Keith Thompson Tony Briggs 2012 single work film/TV
Movies : Spotlight Ed Gibbs , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 5 August 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of The Sapphires Keith Thompson Tony Briggs 2012 single work film/TV
Film Phil Brown , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 8 - 14 August no. 894 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of The Sapphires Keith Thompson Tony Briggs 2012 single work film/TV
A Big Day for... Sapphires to Shine Matt Buchanan , Scott Ellis , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 September 2011; (p. 16)
Call of Duty Trip of a Lifetime Matt Buchanan , Scott Ellis , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 September 2011; (p. 22)
Local TV Booms but Films Fall Behind Clare Kermond , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 October 2011; (p. 10)
Kath, Kim and Baz to Rejuvenate Box Office After Show Garry Maddox , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 January 2012; (p. 12)
Sapphires Set in French Fest Tristan Swanwick , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 May 2012; (p. 25)
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  • Cummeragunja Reserve (1881- 1940), Barmah, Nathalia - Barmah area, Yarrawonga - Cobram - Nathalia area, Northern Victoria, Victoria,
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