Movie & Concert 70th Birthday Salute to John Lennon! L.A. Sneak Preview! NOWHERE BOY, 2010, The Weinstein Company, 98 min. Dir. Sam Taylor-Wood. This dramatic and poignant story of a teenage John Lennon follows his struggles with the complexities of his home life and his initiative to start the band The Quarrymen (which would later become the Beatles) as his rock 'n' roll ticket to ride out of his painful circumstances. Starring Aaron Johnson and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Discussion after the film with original members of The Quarrymen (all childhood pals of Lennon) and Beatles scholar Martin Lewis, followed by a live concert by The Quarrymen.
Check out the full schedule of rare Lennon and Beatles films, continuing at the Egyptian Theatre Friday, October 1 - Sunday, October 3, at www.ModsAndRockers.com and www.HappyBirthdayJohn.org
Official Website: http://www.HappyBirthdayJohn.org
Added by AmericanCinematheque on August 26, 2010