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Filmfest DC - Jasper Jones

Thursday, April 26 at AMC Mazza Gallerie

Jasper Jones

Rachel Perkins

Australia, 2017, 105 minutes

Based on the beloved Australian novel of the same name, Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age tale infused with the social tensions of the late 1960s. Set in the bucolic western Australia countryside (gloriously captured by cinematographer Mark Wareham), the story follows bookish young Charlie Bucktin (Levi Miller), who is roused from bed one night by the town outcast, Jasper (Aaron L. McGrath), setting up an adventure that threatens to expose the town’s many secrets and alter the lives of its people, including Charlie and Jasper's own families. Toni Collette, as Charlie’s mom, Ruth, is exceptionally compelling. An investigation into the disappearance of a young girl throws suspicion everywhere. The film has been compared with To Kill a Mockingbird, and director Perkins has dedicated her career to documenting aboriginal stories. Here, she uses themes of race and inclusion to great effect.—Dave Nuttycombe

Event Details

Filmfest DC - Jasper Jones
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:00 PM
AMC Mazza Gallerie  
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Ticket Options

General AdmissionUSD $14.00

Discount Packages

Packages offered through advance sale only unless otherwise noted. To purchase a package, please follow the links below:

Director's Package:
10 tickets for $100 ($140 value) plus $5.00 convenience fee
Weekday Package:
4 tickets for $45 ($56 value) plus $3.00 convenience fee

Event Map

AMC Mazza Gallerie  
5300 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015