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Sweet As

  Jub Clerc

  Australia     87 minutes

Synopsis

Fed up with the destructive patterns of life at home, fiercely independent indigenous teen Murra seeks refuge from her mother’s incessant partying, fleeing to her uncle’s house. To help her channel her emotions, he enrolls Murra in a youth therapy excursion in the wilderness of Western Australia, where she reluctantly joins other adolescents, each battling their own demons. A pair of guides mentors the group, teaching them to use photography as a form of self-expression; Murra takes to the art form, finding a new lens through which to view not only the dramatic landscape but also her world, her dreams, and her future. Jub Clerc’s feature debut resonates as a profoundly personal and impassioned take on the coming-of-age story.

Screenings & Events

Screening

Fri, Oct 21 @ 7:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 20

Screening

Sat, Oct 22 @ 11:30am CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 20

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin only.

Media

Film Credits

  •   Liz Kearney
  •   Jub Clerc, Steve Rodgers
  •   Katie Flaxman
  •   Emma Fletcher
  •   Katie Milwright
  •   Shantae Barnes-Cowan, Mark Coles-Smith, Ngaire Pigram, Carlos Sanson Jr, Pedrea Jackson, Mikayla Levy, Andrew Wallace, Tasma Walton
  •   David Williams
  •   Liliya Grigorova
  •   Robert Connolly, Robert Patterson
  •   Arenamedia