Blinded by the Light
Luton 1987. When first generation Pakistani music fanatic Javed discovers the illustrious back catalogue of Bruce Springsteen his world is turned upside down; already a creative soul, his passion for music and writing is set alight by the songs of the working-class poet, whose lyrics feel all too familiar to the aspirational teenager. Yearning to escape his rundown hometown and the rules of his traditional Pakistani household, Javed finds himself caught in between two worlds and must discover if he too is ‘Born to Run…’
Based on the memoir of lauded Guardian journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, and directed by Bend It Like Beckham’s Gurinder Chada, this timely feel good coming of age story interweaves the smash hits of Bruce Springsteen from Badlands to Thunder Road and proves that the right song has the capacity to transcend race, religion and place, tap into our hearts and help us discover who we really are.
Dates & Times
- Date: 29 / 09 / 19Time: 18:30Book Now
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