Proceeds of the evening will go to the Lions Medical Research Foundation.
In keeping with the outback theme, featured film is the acclaimed award winning Movie – The Back Of Beyond won the Best Film award at the Venice film festival in 1954.
Satisfy your hunger and thirst at interval with damper and Billy tea.
All this is included in your ticket price of $15 – children under 12 free
In addition the documentary made by the ABC in 1999 Last Mail from Birdsville will also be shown. Both movies run for an hour each.
More than 750,000 people saw the movie in the 2 years after its release then it was distributed world wide and an estimated 25 million people have seen it. In 1954 when Queen Elizabeth saw the movie she was so impressed she awarded Tom Kruse (The mailman) an MBE
Lions member and Maleny resident, Ralph Ding is the nephew of the original owner of the Birdsville Mail for whom Tom Kruse was the mailman driver.
Tickets available at Network Video Riverside Centre Maleny. The information kiosk Maple Street Maleny and Soothe Hairdressing Main street Montville
Lions thank Maleny Post Office and Maleny Library for allowing a display to be exhibited concerning the movie.
Enquiries to Diane Hobson Ph: 54999704 or Ralph Ding Ph 54296756