The Boat That Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance between the young people of the '60s and the pop music. It's about a band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that incomprehensibly prefers jazz.
In 1966 British pop music's finest era the BBC played just two hours of rock and roll every week. But pirate radio played rock and pop from the high seas 24 hours a day. And 25 million people, more than half the population of Britain, listened to the pirates every single day.
Meanwhile, pirate stations have come to the attention of government minister Dormandy (Kenneth Branagh) who is out for the blood of these lawbreakers. In an era when the stuffy corridors of power stifle anything approaching youthful exuberance, Dormandy seizes the chance to score a political goal and The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act is passed in an effort to outlaw the pirates and remove their ghastly influence from the land once and for all.
Title: The Boat That Rocked
Rating: (M) 110min
Fri 19th June - 4.00pm & 6.45pm
Sat 20th June - 7.00pm
Sun 21st June - 4.30pm
Prices: Adults $13.00; Concessions $10.00; Members/Child $8.50
Nambour Civic Centre is a licensed venue - every person under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (including movie sessions)
First Sunday of every month
Nambour Art-House Cinema Film Club
Nambour Civic Centre
Art House Cinema - members $8.50, visitors $13.00 (movie only)
Phone (07) 5475 7777
2009 Film Club Memberships - available now
Membership entitlements include:
*Discounted tickets to every movie -- adult tickets are normally $13, however when you show your membership card, you receive your ticket for $8.50
*2 free movie tickets -- these tickets can be used by you or you are welcome to invite a friend to use these free tickets at any session over the year, however they cannot be used on the first Sunday of each month which is Film Club Night
*Monthly newsletter -- posted to members at the end of each month which lists the movies and screening dates for the upcoming movies. The newsletter also has movie reviews and any information relevant for Film Club members
*Invitation to Film Club Nights -- on the first Sunday of each month we hold a special function for Film Club members which include a screening of an art-house movie and a catered get-together.
* Invitation to Film Discussion Groups - in-formal, fun discussions with like-minded movie goers
Phone us now to join - 5475 7777 (business hours) - or bring your membership form and payment along with you to the February Film Club Function
Yearly Subscription: $38 (Year: 1 March 08 - 28 February 09)
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