Summer Airwaves: Radio on Film
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1990 / 102 minutes / Drama
USA / English / Rated R
Saturday, July 9 | 7:30pm
Doors at 7:00pm
Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave)
Mark Hunter, a lonely high school student, uses his shortwave radio to moonlight as the popular pirate DJ “Hard Harry.” When his show gets blamed for a teen committing suicide, the students clash with high school faculty and the authorities, as the students protest against injustice and hypocrisy in their town and society at large.
ABOUT THE ‘SUMMER AIRWAVES’ SERIES
Windows open. Short sleeves. Late sunsets. And the sound of a radio wafting through the air, setting the stage for the conversations and music of a Summer to remember. From iconic music to influential speeches — whether regulated, from a “pirate” setup, or beyond our solar system — radio shapes our auditory experiences at any age. Join The Little for “Summer Airwaves: Radio on Film” and experience iconic portrayals of radio on the big screen.