ST. ANDREWS FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

September 22: Bohemian Rhapsody (Drama, USA/UK, 134 min., 2018, rated PG-13).

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Winner of 4 Academy Awards and nominated for Best Picture.

*NOTE: The starred films will be screened with English subtitles.

For more information about film selections and our film society, call 506-529-4982 or 529-3629, or go to www.facebook.com/standrewsfilmsociety

 

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