About the Film:
Classical 91.5 Presents...Shine, January 26th at The Little Theatre. Live music from the Empire Film and Media Ensemble starts at 2pm at The Little Café, the movie will be shown at 3pm, and WXXI's Julia Figueras will host a discussion afterwards.
Shine is a 1996 film based on the true story of an Australian pianist, David Helfgott, who was an international prodigy, suffered a breakdown and has gradually been able to piece himself back together.
Classical 91.5 Presents is a series that spotlights classical music connections in film. Selected by Classical music hosts Julia Figueras, Brenda Tremblay and Mona Seghatoleslami, each film chosen exemplifies the power of music in a non-traditional narrative. Tickets are $7.