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Screening: The King's Speech

FILM SCREENING: The King’s Speech

NY NATAS members plus one adult guest are invited to attend a very limited preview screening from The Weinstein Company of the feature film The King’s Speech.

This invitation is non-transferable and you must receive an email response to attend!

RSVP by email only to Phyllis Bishop at You must include your name, current NY NATAS member number and preferred screening time in your email. Please specify if you will be attending alone or if you will be bringing ONE GUEST only. You must receive and answer an email response to attend.

Screening date: Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Screening Location: Cinema 1 and 11 (Third Avenue at East 60th Street)
TWO Screening Times:
First Screening Arrival Time: 5:15 PM
First Screening Start Time:
6:00 PM
Second Screening Arrival Time: 8:00 PM
Second Screening Start Time:
8:30 PM
**Please join the line outside the cinema (Phyllis will be inside the screening room)

Directed by Tom Hooper
Screenplay by David Seidler
Produced by Iain Canning, Gareth Unwin and Emile Sherman
Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Guy Pearce and Timothy Spall
Rated R
Run time: 118 minutes

Synopsis: The King’s Speech is based on the true story of King George VI and follows the Royal Monarch’s quest to find his voice. After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie (Colin Firth), who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter), the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). After a rough start, the two delve into an unorthodox course of treatment and eventually form an unbreakable bond. With the support of Logue, his family, his government and Winston Churchill (Timothy Spall), the King will overcome his stammer and deliver a radio-address that inspires his people and unites them in battle.

The Weinstein Company will distribute The King’s Speech in Limited Release on November 26, 2010.

Organizer Phyllis Bishop


Tue, Nov. 9, 2010
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern