The Sapphires Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival

The cast and director of 60s soul music movie The Sapphires stepped out on a sparkling blue carpet for the flick’s BFI London Film Festival premiere.

Starring Chris O’Dowd, Jessica Mauboy, Miranda Tapsell, Deborah Mailman and Shari Sebbens, and directed by Wayne Blair, The Sapphires follows an Aboriginal girl-group as they make a splash in the 60s soul music scene.

Check out the videos to see what the cast and director had to say about their movie…

Chris O’Dowd on bursting into song on set and working with co-star Jessica Mauboy:

Jessica Mauboy and Miranda Tapsell chat about 1960s dresses & working with comic actor Chris O’Dowd:

Deborah Mailman and Shari Sebbens talk about celebrating Aboriginal women in The Sapphires:

Director Wayne Blair chats about casting Chris O’Dowd and how his experience as an actor helped him direct:

The 56th BFI London Film Festival runs from 10 to 21 October 2012. Click here for more details.