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Drive-In Cinema Club

A pop-up drive-in screening 'Dirty Dancing', 'Back to the Future' and other classics in a secret Sydney location.
By Sarah Ward
May 14, 2020
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Drive-In Cinema Club

A pop-up drive-in screening 'Dirty Dancing', 'Back to the Future' and other classics in a secret Sydney location.
By Sarah Ward
May 14, 2020
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Long before social distancing was on anyone's radar — especially when heading out to see a movie — drive-in theatres were ahead of the game. When you're watching a film in your car with only your friends and family in the same vehicle, you're instantly keeping away from other patrons. Accordingly, it's hardly surprising that the concept is attracting plenty of interest during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enter the Drive-In Movie Club, a pop-up that's setting up its big screen at a secret Sydney location for four nights. From Thursday, August 6–Sunday, August 9, it'll play beloved retro films while attendees get cosy in their cars with their nearest and dearest.

Showing one movie per night, the lineup includes Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. Then, the laughs keep going with Mean Girls — and, although it isn't screening on a Wednesday, you can obviously still wear pink. Elsewhere on the program, Dirty Dancing will hit the screen, as will Back to the Future (so if you happen to have a DeLorean handy, prepare to exclaim "great Scott!" a whole heap).

Tickets are not yet on sale (we'll let you know when they are), but will cost $35 per car, which covers up to five people. You can also spend an extra $20 per person and have snacks — a drink, popcorn and candy — brought to your vehicle.

Top image: Thomas Hawk via Flickr.

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