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UPDATE: You can win tickets to ‘Son of Rambow’ screening


UPDATE: Winners of the “Son of Rambow” tickets are Kaila and Ron. Thank you to all you responded.

ORIGINAL POST: Fresno Filmworks will present the 2008 British coming-of-age drama “Son of Rambow” at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Tower Theatre. I will be giving away two (2) pair of tickets through a random drawing of anyone who sends a comment about local films to this post. You have until 4 p.m. Nov. 6 to post a comment.

The film from director Garth Jennings tells the story of a young boy named who lives in a strict religious community. After discovering a pirated copy of “Rambo: First Blood,” the boy teams up with his school’s bully to re-create stunts and action sequences from the movie.

The screening leads up to the 12th edition of the Swede Fest that starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the festival is free.

If you don’t win one of the pairs of tickets, advance tickets for “Son of Rambow” cost $5 general admission, and they can be purchased by check or cash at the Tower Theatre box office, 815 E. Olive Ave. Go online to for tickets and details.

Winners can pick up the tickets at the will call table in front of the Tower Theatre before the screening.

The rules and regulations are below.

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "UPDATE: You can win tickets to ‘Son of Rambow’ screening"

Ron says:

I love that Parental Guidance was filmed at Chukchansi Park. Love that Billy was here and only wish more of it had been filmed in Fresno. Very funny movie and am a big Bette Midler fan.

Janet says:

I try to support our local films, and watching movies at the Tower Theatre for Fresno Filmworks is a treat in itself! Love the intimate ambience.

Kathleen says:

I enjoy all the work the Fresno Filmworks does to bring interesting, off the beaten path films to Fresno. I’m looking forward to the screening of Son of Rambow.

Patrick Quiring says:

Im excited about checking this out. There is also another local film screenings at the Tower Theater on Dec 6th that look interesting as well.

Emily says:

excited for this big weekend of films! to think and be entertained.

Kaila says:

I love watching films at the Tower Theater! Especially when they have something local involved- it makes it even more awesome!

malakai says:

Local films are awesome! It’s hard to find them, I’m glad Tower Theater has always been open about showing local stuff.

FresnoDan says:

the film series at the TOWER is excellent …never miss it !

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