Rotary Club of Waterford’s annual charity film night gives the public a unique opportunity to watch the classic film “The Shawshank Redemption” at the Theatre Royal in Waterford City on Wednesday, November, 21st.
This year’s much acclaimed film stars Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins and earned seven Academy Award Nominations along with many other accolades. The film will be preceded by a reception in the Theatre at 7.00pm and the film commences at 8.00pm.
Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940’s, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner.
The Rotary Club of Waterford, Ireland is a very active club with dedicated members working on many projects throughout each year. Waterford Rotary Club meets every Monday except Bank Holidays in Tower Hotel Waterford at 12.30 pm.
In previous years the Rotary Club of Waterford raised funds for the Haiti relief fund, and also regularly donates to local charities such as Waterford Hospice. Waterford Rotary Club is best known locally for the annual Memorial Christmas Tree in John Roberts Square.
The subscription for this year’s film night is reduced to just €20 and can be purchased from Palmer Auctioneers at 2/3 Colbeck Street, Nolke Opticians in Ardkeen, the EBS in Broad Street or from any Rotary Club of Waterford member.
Proceeds from the night will be donated to Rotary Charities.