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At Your Library: Libraries Rock Film Festival

Jun 30, 2018 05:24AM ● Published by Theresa Gilman

Libraries Rock Film Festival

Rock Star
Monday, July 2nd at 6:00 PM
A wannabe rock star who fronts a Pennsylvania-based tribute band is devastated when his kick him out of the group he founded. Things begin to look up for Izzy when he is asked to join Steel Dragon, the heavy metal rockers he had been imitating for so long. This film is loosely based on the true story of the band Judas Priest.
Rated R for language, sexuality, and some drug content.. Run time - 1 hr, 46 min.

Walk the Line
Wednesday, July 18th at 6:00 PM
Traces Johnny Cash's childhood, including his distant father to his early attempts at a music career. At this point in his life he marries his girlfriend Vivian. During a tour with singer/musicians Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis, he encounters singer June Carter, and his love for her, and her rejection of him through the years, spurs him into drugs, drinking, and depression. June is both a sassy spitfire singer whose charm breaks hearts and eventually becomes a sympathetic friend who tries to help Johnny get over her. A true love story of two country music stars
Rated PG-13 for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency. Run time - 1 hr, 36 min.

La Bamba
Monday, July 23rd at 6:00 PM
The life of rock and roll legend Richie Valens bursts across the screen in this celebrated, music-filled movie with star-making performances. Depicts the 17-year-old Mexican-American's rocket rise to fame from field laborer to rock star.
Rated PG-13 for some language, some nudity and violence. Run time - 109 min.

Coal Miner's Daughter
Monday, July 30th at 6:00 PM
The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time.
Rated PG for mature thematic material, sensuality, language, and some violence.  Run time - 125 min.

Jersey Boys
Monday, August 6th at 6:00 PM
The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
Rated R for smoking, drinking, and language throughout. Run time - 134 min.

Sponsored by the Friends of Dracut Library.
Registration requestedbut not required.
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