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John Lennon is regarded as one of the most significant and revered musical artists of all time and his creation of Imagine is one of his significant pieces of work.

Photo courtesy John Lennon facebook page


The film, John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, focusses this trail blazing musical project and untold story of his album, Imagine.

The film gives a revealing look into the creative collaboration between John Lennon and Yoko Ono which resulted in the making of his legendary song of the same name.

Viewers can examine the inseparable link between the couple's art, politics and music.

Photo courtesy John Lennon facebook page


John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, which will play at the Elizabeth Picture Theatre on 8 January 2020, recounts a story of hope for a world still desperately in need of peace, justice, empathy and love. The song carries a timeless message of hope.

It features interviews with
Lennons' wife Yoko Ono,
his son, Julian Lennon,
photographer David Bailey ,
John Dunbar (Gallerist who introduced the couple),
Dan Richter (Yoko's neighbour and John's former personal assistant) and
Eddie Veale (studio designer),

Some of these figures have never spoken publicly on film before.

The film gives an insight into John and Yoko's lives and relationship with never before seen before footage of Lennon and Ono from their private archive.

The film is a must for all music lovers and those interested in the power of music to shape people and society.

The film comes nearly 30 years after John Lennon was assassinated in New York on 8 December 1980 in the archway of his residence The Dakota Building by Mark David Chapman.
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Why? The making of a music classic
When: 7:00-8:30pm
Phone: 3854 4444
Where: The Elizabeth Picture Theatre, 175 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Cost: $20.08 $25.35
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