“The King’s Speech” – Movie Night

Annielou_84 6 January 2011 6

The ACT Branch of Speech Pathology Australia and Dendy Cinemas invite you and your friends to a special screening of “The King’s Speech“, the story of King George VI and the Australian speech therapist who helped him to overcome his stutter.

To celebrate the release of the film and the important role speech pathology played in this crucial part of world history, a special screening will be held at the Dendy Cinemas on Wednesday the 12th of January 2011 at 6:30pm.

To book your ticket please contact Anna Gallagher – Email: anna.gallagher@act.gov.au or you can purchase tickets directly from Dendy Cinemas via phone (02) 6221 8900, or their website. (select the 6:45pm session on 12/01/11).

We hope to see you there!

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6 Responses to “The King’s Speech” – Movie Night
cmdwedge cmdwedge 10:27 am 07 Jan 11

Really enjoyed this movie. Go see it. They kept off the Aussie bashing except for one brief (and funny) line.

JessP JessP 8:10 am 07 Jan 11

Great movie.

BerraBoy68 BerraBoy68 8:15 pm 06 Jan 11

I saw the film last week and would love to see it again. It’s my new favourite movie of al time. Firth and Rush deserve every award they will get for this film.

I would say, however, that as someone who spent a few years being treated for a stutter and a lisp as a child here in Canberra in the mid 1970’s I found some parts of the movie confronting and extremely moving. But again, this reaction only attests to the films beauty and realism.

zippyzippy zippyzippy 7:35 pm 06 Jan 11

A nice film indeed. Didn’t think I’d love it, but found it really touching.

Deref Deref 3:56 pm 06 Jan 11

This is a brilliant movie. One of the few I’ve seen where the audience applauded at the end.

Fiona Fiona 3:00 pm 06 Jan 11

I’ll be there. Y’all should come, so we can tell you how we actually deal with stuttering these days 🙂

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