FRIDAY FLICKS @ BOONAH CULTURAL CENTRE

THE POST (M)

The Post is an expertly-crafted and compelling film brought to tantalizing life
by a master director and an all-star ensemble cast.


WHEN

Friday 18 May @ 10am & 7pm

WHERE

Boonah Cultural Centre

COST

Adults $10; Concession $7.50

BUY TICKETS

No online bookings available - tickets for sale on day of screening only

   

When American military analyst, Daniel Ellsberg, realizes to his disgust the depths of the US government's deceptions about the futility of the Vietnam War, he takes action by copying top-secret documents that would become the Pentagon Papers. Later, Washington Post owner, Kay Graham, is still adjusting to taking over her late husband's business when editor Ben Bradlee discovers the New York Times has scooped them with an explosive expose on those papers. Determined to compete, Post reporters find Ellsberg himself and a complete copy of those papers. However, the Post's plans to publish their findings are put in jeopardy with a Federal restraining order that could get them all indicted for Contempt. Now, Kay Graham must decide whether to back down for the safety of her paper or publish and fight for the Freedom of the Press. In doing so, Graham and her staff join a fight that would have America's democratic ideals in the balance.

Genre: Biography, drama, thriller

Starring Meryl Streep,Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson

Running time 116 mins