Film fans of all ages rejoice as Gungahlin prepares to host its first ever Movie Marathon, taking place from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 June at Gungahlin College. The majority of movies will be screened in the College's main theatre, a purpose built theatre for productions and movies seating 290 people. The movies you want to see
The Gungahlin Movie Marathon will showcase films across a wide variety of genres, years and age classifications, making sure there's something for everyone – from families with young children to young adults and admirers of classic cinema.
There are 19 films playing over the weekend, you can check out the full movie program here
. The movie selections were heavily influenced by feedback from local residents who completed a survey on the My Gungahlin Facebook page. So you can be sure there's a movie you'll love!
Keep the 17th to 19th June free in your calendar to discover heaps of new favourite films and see your old favourites being given the big-screen treatment they deserve in the impressive acoustics of Gungahlin College's theatres. Support your local community This long weekend of big screen excitement is being organised by the ACT Government in partnership with Communities@Work, Gungahlin College and the My Gungahlin website, and all proceeds from every ticket will go to deserving local causes.
Tickets for every screening cost just $5.00 per person and can be purchased online from May 2016, or at the door if there are still seats remaining. So you'll be helping your local community while enjoying great movies at a discount price!
There will be more fundraising opportunities for local organisations to receive much-needed donations and promote their activities by setting up stalls between Gungahlin College and Gungahlin Library for the duration of the Movie Marathon weekend. The deadline for promoters to register their interest in vendor stalls closed on April 6th, and details will be announced in May. Keep informed
You can stay on top of the latest news and announcements about the event by checking the My Gungahlin Facebook page and using the Twitter hashtag #Gungahlinmovies, so you can find out when your favourite movies are being screened and be the first to buy tickets.
Make sure you check out what special events and promotions local businesses have in store to celebrate the inaugural Gungahlin Movie Marathon – hopefully the first of many!