This is a donation-based virtual film streaming experience of the film The Go-Go’s, available through Friday, August 21 at 11:59 EST.
ABOUT THE FILM:
In their early days in the Los Angeles punk scene, Belinda Carlisle and Jane Wiedlin were inspired, ambitious, and determined. They formed an all-girl band, called themselves the Go-Go’s, learned to play their instruments, and wrote their own songs. Their ascent in the early 1980s coalesced with great group chemistry, the birth of MTV and the music video, and their chart-topping album, Beauty and the Beat. However, as the pressure of fame and success grew, a familiar story set in, and hard drugs and alcohol, infighting, and resentment began taking their toll on them.
With candid interviews from the band themselves and other industry insiders, The Go-Go’s shines with first-person tales, hilarious anecdotes, and juicy gossip. Director Alison Ellwood digs deep into the annals of Go-Go’s history, revealing all their hard work and exciting times, along with the messy truths and painful consequences, while never losing sight of their accomplishments. To this day, the Go-Go’s live on and remain one of the most successful bands who paved the way for female musicians in the music industry.
VIRTUAL PICNIC CONTEST
presented by Taste Artful Interiors & Design
THEME: “Backyard Movie Night”
Although we can’t picnic together in person this year, we’re bringing our annual picnic contest to your backyards! Grab your friends, comfy seating, and of course the popcorn for a film under the stars! Share your cinematic set-up with us for a chance to win some pretty AMAZING PRIZES! First place and runner-up will be selected by our judges.
Check out some inspiration on our Pinterest page here: https://bit.ly/nFVirtualPicnic
TWO WAYS TO ENTER:
Post a picture of your backyard set-up on Instagram and tag @newportFILM
(Be sure your page is public, so we can see your post!)
Email us a photo of your backyard movie night to firstname.lastname@example.org
ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd AT 12 PM EST!
Please keep your picnics to less than 15 people and adhere to Rhode Island’s COVID-19 guidelines.
|Run time:||97 mins|
|Producers:||Trevor Birney, Corey Russell, Eimhear O'Neill|
|Cast:||Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine, Jane Wiedlin|