The Mods & Rockers Film Festival
The American Cinematheque
Proudly Present


A Multi-Media Celebration of
The 70th Anniversary of the Birth of


The Los Angeles Premiere of

Followed by

In conversation

with the film’s director Sam Taylor-Wood, star Aaron Johnson – and John Lennon’s childhood friends and band-mates from The Quarrymen: Rod Davis, Len Garry & Colin Hanton – moderated by Beatles scholar Martin Lewis

Followed by

A full-length concert by

Performing the early rock ‘n’ roll and skiffle songs they played with John, Paul & George in 1956-1959 – including the earliest compositions by Lennon, McCartney & Harrison.

Thursday September 30th 2010

Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard – Hollywood
(2 blocks east of Highland Avenue)
Map • Parking

This unique event will sell-out FAST so


Please Note: There are definitely still some tickets available! Occasionally there is a problem with the online ticketing system and you may get an error message. If you do – try again a few hours later. Or try phoning the theatre box office: (323) 461-2020 ext. 120. The box office is usually open Weds-Sun from 6pm-11pm. You can leave a voice mail requesting a return call.
Nowhere Boy is distributed by The Weinstein Company. It will be released on Friday October 8th in time for the worldwide celebrations of John Lennon’s 70th birthday on October 9th

More Information

The “Nowhere Boy” trailer
The “Nowhere Boy” official website
The Quarrymen – a fan video tribute
The Quarrymen 2010 US Tour
The Quarrymen’s website from 1957!!!
The Quarrymen official website
Overview of Lennon 70th anniversary
Fan video tributes to John Lennon
Mods & Rockers homepage

Yoko attends USA premiere of NOWHERE BOY in New York

From left, actor Aaron Johnson, director Sam Taylor-Wood, Yoko Ono, actress Kristin Scott Thomas, actress Angelica Jopling attend the USA premiere of ‘Nowhere Boy’ at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 in New York.

More pictures at DayLife.

Yoko Ono praising the new Lennon biopic “Nowhere Boy” at the US Premiere in New York on September 21, 2010.

She is introduced by the film’s director Sam Taylor-Wood

Trailer (NOWHERE BOY trailers in HD & other sizes here)

Imagine… John Lennon’s childhood. Liverpool 1955: a smart and troubled fifteen year-old is hungry for experience. In a family full of secrets, two incredible women clash over John: Mimi, the buttoned-up Aunt who raised him, and Julia, the prodigal mother. Yearning for a normal family, John escapes into the new and exciting world of rock n’ roll where his fledgling genius finds a kindred spirit in the teenage Paul McCartney. Just as John begins his new life, tragedy strikes. But a resilient young man finds his voice — and an icon explodes into the world.

Starring: Aaron Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Anne-Marie Duff, Thomas Sangster, David Threlfall
Screenplay by: Matt Greenhalgh
Directed by: Sam Taylor-Wood
Produced by: Douglas Rae, Robert Bernstein, Kevin Loader

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