Tickets for the three-day Gungahlin Movie Marathon running from 17-19 June went on sale on Wednesday.
Among the 19 films to be screened at Gungahlin College are Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Despicable Me, Dirty Dancing and The Princess Bride.”
Tickets cost $5 per person per movie, and all proceeds will be shared by local not-for-profit groups, including:
- Lions Club of Gungahlin
- Rotary Club of Gungahlin
- Birralee Scouts
- Gungahlin Girl Guides
- Communities@Work Gungahlin Pantry
- Inanna Incorporated
- Dad’s Place
- Scope Home Access
- Country Women’s Association Gungahlin
- Common Ground Canberra
- Mercy Health Home and Community Care
- Gungahlin Youth Group
Most of the films will be shown in the college’s main theatre (above), which seats 290 people and boasts a large screen and comfortable seats, with some reserved for wheelchair access.
Six films will be shown in a smaller 70-seat lecture theatre.
There will be a candy bar and popcorn available throughout the weekend.
The Land Development Agency is delivering this event on behalf of the ACT government and is coordinating partnerships and fundraising opportunities with the Gungahlin community.
For tickets sales and more event information go to: www.lda.act.gov.au/gungahlin/movies