Pilerats Screening Giveaway: Straight Outta Compton
Win a double to our preview screening event of the NWA biopic.
Straight Outta Compton is a biopic telling the story of the rise to prominence of one of rap's "most dangerous groups", California's the N.W.A., fronted by Ice Cube, Eazy-E, and Dr. Dre (yet, the same Dr. Dre who heads up Beats By Dre!). Taking us back to where it all began, 1987, Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of how these cultural rebels - armed only with their lyrics, swagger, bravado and raw talent - stood up to the authorities that meant to keep them down, channelling their frustration and anger about the injustices of life in the hood into the powerful weapon they had: their music. The N.W.A. revolutionised music and pop culture forever and ignited a social revolution whose echoes can still be heard today.
Whether you're a die-hard N.W.A. fan, whether you're into rap now but ain't so familiar with the N.W.A., whether you dont' give a rats' about rap but are intrigued by the history of race relations and the socio-economic history of America, or whether you just love a damn good flick, Straight Outta Compton is essential viewing. Everyone is going to be talking about this film for months - don't be the one with nothing to contribute to the conversation!
Straight Outta Compton hits Aussie cinemas September 3, however Pilerats is mega excited to be hosting a special preview screening for our readers, in conjunction with Universal on Wed Aug 19, three weeks before it opens! Take a peek at the incredible Straight Outta Compton trailer below, then enter our competition for your chance to win one of 50 double passes to join Pilerats at the event! We've also invited a heap of hip hop heads to come down, and rising talent Coin Banks is going to be giving us a special performance before the film starts. We've also got some sweet door prizes up for grabs - including two limited edition copies of the Compton vinyl soundtrack to the film, that's getting rave reviews right now, and some dope AF prizes from Perth-based hip hop clothing label KC Wonder.
For your chance to win one of 50 double passes to our screening, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'Speak a little truth, and people lose their minds'. Include your full name. Must be able to make it to Innaloo Cinemas on Wednesday August 19, for 6.15pm start. Over 18s permitted only. One entry per person. Entries close midday Friday August 15.
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