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American Graffiti (12A)

Our School’s Out double bill concludes with George Lucas’ coming-of-age classic. 

Two high school graduates spend one last night cruising around their hometown before they leave for college in this nostalgic, bittersweet comedy. American Graffiti showcases a cast of future stars and has influenced generations of coming-of-age films.

Our School’s Out double bill of The Graduate and American Graffiti showcases two classics of American cinema back on the big screen. 

  • DIRECTOR: George Lucas
  • CAST: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Harrison Ford
  • LANGUAGE: English


This screening is part of Widescreen Monthly. From West Side Story to 2001: A Space Odyssey, widescreen films have been wowing film lovers since the 1950s, when the format was introduced to entice people back to the cinema after the invention of TV. Quickly picked up by filmmakers for its excellent visuals and cinematography, some of the best and well-known cult and classic films are in widescreen, giving the audience an immersive, exciting experience.

Come and rediscover the magic of widescreen cinema as we celebrate each month with a classic film screening. 

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