June 30, Wednesday, 7:30pm


June 30, Wednesday, 7:30pm

This Australian documentary follows three boys who are given a second-chance by Bernie Shakeshaft. Bernie runs a dog-jumping team and Catherine Scott has captured the magic of the relationships formed between the dogs and the boys. An inspiring film.

click on the link to view the IMDB entry.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8887720/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 

click on this for an article on Bernie Shakeshaft, his dogs and Backtrack Boys.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/sep/15/backtrack-boys-the-jackaroo-and-his-dogs-giving-at-risk-kids-a-second-chance

The following link is to the Probono website and their 'doco of the month'

https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2019/10/doco-of-the-month-backtrack-boys/

An article about the Backtrack Program which inspired the documentary. Just click the link below:

https://www.theland.com.au/story/5714588/backtrack-boys-epic-story-of-hope-and-redemption/

Two video clips from 2020 Australian of the Year (if you can get through these without tearing up you're a tougher person than Michael!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRTWzBkjprI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvpDvvedxk8