Movie night helps young writers find respect

A movie night to aid the Mac Young Writers is on Friday, October 22.
A movie night to aid the Mac Young Writers is on Friday, October 22.

The Macintyre Young Writers is hosting a movie night on Friday, October 22.

A free glass of champagne and complimentary nibbles from 6.30pm.

But it's not any old movie, it's a film about the Queen of Soul and one of the world's greatest ever voices.

Respect follows the rise of Aretha Franklin's career -- from a child singing in her father's church choir to her international superstardom -- it's the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Come dressed in your favorite 1960's gear. They'll be a prize for best dressed.

For more information and to buy tickets phone the Cinema on 46 710365.

This year marks the 27th year since the MYW Committee held its first competition and they need a hand to boost their funds.

"It has been some time since we have held an event, both as a fundraiser and community gathering to celebrate children's writing and our competition. We are not done yet," committee stalwart Heather Haley-Scanlan said.