SETTLERS FILM CLUB – Next Film – 20 Feet from Stardom

*****Booking advised for this event, Tickets on sale in advance from Jason’s Coffee Cart at the Settlers Hall. Mornings from 6 – 11 am 

FRIDAY AUGUST 29th 8pm  (Doors open 7-15pm) 
Starring: Darlene LoveJudith HillMerry ClaytonLisa FischerTáta VegaJo Lawry,
Featuring: Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Bette Midler, Sheryl Crowe, Sting and many others
Archive Footage: Ray Charles, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, 
Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others. These gifted artists span a range of styles, genres and eras of popular music, but each has a uniquely fascinating and personal story to share of life spent in the shadows of superstardom. Along with rare archival footage and a peerless soundtrack, 20 FEET FROM STARDOM boasts intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Mick Jagger and Sting to name just a few. However, these world-famous figures take a backseat to the diverse array of backup singers whose lives and stories take centre stage in the film.
‘Rich, insightful, and occasionally heartbreaking, 20 Feet From Stardom is an energetic tribute to the passion, talent, and 
 e-mail settlersfilmclub@xtra.co.nz 
Adult $12 includes Tea/Coffee/Biscuits 
Seniors/Students $10 includes Tea/Coffee/Biscuits
Season ticket holders and Seniors/Students can get the wine and cheese offer by paying the extra $5 on the night.