Wednesday 24 May
In a small convent school in rural Quebec, Simone Beaulieu, better known as Mother Augustine, runs a convent for girls in the 1960s. There the convent provides a musical education to young women no matter what their socio-economic background. She has turned the little convent into a musical treasure where the students have won every prestigious music competition in the region.When her talented but rebellious niece joins the convent, and with the looming changes brought by Vatican II and Quebec’s Quiet Revolution, the school’s future is at peril, and her world is suddenly turned upside down.
Wednesday 31 May
The story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team. A man who showed that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite world of motor racing and win.
The name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence and stands today as symbol for British automotive superiority, whether it's F1 or Super Cars. Yet what is less known is that McLaren Motor Racing was not the creation of an Englishman, but the creation of an ambitious young man from the other side of the world, who followed his dream and found triumphs, tragedies and ultimately a form of immortality.