Blinded By The Light (PG-13)

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Showings

Franklin Theatre Sat, Oct 12 10:00 AM
$5
Franklin Theatre Sun, Oct 13 1:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Sun, Oct 13 4:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Sun, Oct 13 7:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Mon, Oct 14 7:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Tue, Oct 15 7:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Wed, Oct 16 7:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Sat, Oct 19 10:00 AM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Franklin Theatre Sun, Oct 20 1:00 PM
$9 Adults
$8 Youth/Senior/Military
Event Info
Doors Open:30 Minutes Before Show
Run Time:1 hr 58 min
Rating:PG-13
Year:2019

Description

Blinded by the Light is a joyful story of courage, love, hope, family and the unique ability of music to lift the human spirit. The film tells the story of Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent growing up in the town of Luton, England, in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father (Kulvinder Ghir). But when a classmate (Aaron Phagura) introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteen, Javed sees parallels to his working-class life in the powerful lyrics. As Javed discovers a cathartic outlet for his own pent-up dreams, he also begins to find the courage to express himself in his own unique voice.

Inspired by a true story, based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll, Blinded by the Light was directed by Gurinder Chadha from a screenplay written by Manzoor, Chadha and Paul Mayeda Berges.

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