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Blind Ambition
Thursday, Oct 13, 2022 4:00 PM
This uplifting underdog story follows four friends from Zimbabwe who set out to win the World Blind Wine Tasting Championships against all odds.
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Reserved Seating Ticket - $13.27

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Arrive early for the following screenings to enjoy a complimentary wine tasting guided by representatives from the wineries:

  • Friday, October 7, 6:30 PM - Flat Rock Winery
  • Saturday, October 8, 6:30 PM - Chateau Des Charmes
  • Sunday, October 9, 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM - Closson Wines

Blind Ambition follows four friends who have beaten the odds to become South Africa's top sommeliers after escaping starvation and tyranny in their homeland of Zimbabwe. Driven by relentless optimism, a passion for their craft and a sense of national pride, they form Zimbabwe's first national wine tasting team and set their sights on winning the coveted top spot at the World Blind Wine Tasting Championships—the Olympics of wine tasting, held annually in France. This is a feel-good underdog story that draws inevitable comparisons to Cool Runnings; the friendly banter and easy camaraderie among the Zimbabwean team is a joy to watch. You don’t have to be a wine connoisseur to appreciate Blind Ambition’s uplifting message and playful charm.

In English, Shona, French with English subtitles.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10)

Want more? Check out Watch List: In It to Win It. Lovable underdogs are the stars of a specially curated series we’ve put together to celebrate the theatrical premiere of Blind Ambition.

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Film Info
Runtime:96
Copyright:2022
Country Listing:Australia
Rating:PG
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Robert Coe
Warwick Ross