CENTRAL PARK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW YORK VIBE, AND NEW VENUE

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The free outdoor Central Park Film Festival is back next week!

This year the Central Park Conservancy will screen movies that showcase various parts of New York, and they’ll be showing the first two films at a new venue: Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. Adding screenings at Marcus Garvey is part of the conservancy’s ramped-up efforts to help other parks in the city.

The festival starts on Monday at Marcus Garvey and then shifts to Central Park on Wednesday. See the full lineup below.

MARCUS GARVEY PARK (Amphitheater, enter on Fifth Avenue at 124th Street)
Monday, August 22 | School of Rock (PG-13; 2003)
Tuesday, August 23 | The Last Dragon (PG-13; 1985)

CENTRAL PARK (Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive)
Wednesday, August 24 | I Am Legend (PG-13; 2007)
Thursday, August 25 | Tootsie (PG; 1982)
Friday, August 26 | Desperately Seeking Susan (PG-13; 1982)
Saturday, August 27 | Stuart Little (PG; 1999)

Rain or shine, gates open at 6:30 pm, movies begin at 8:00 pm. A guest DJ will perform from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Cool Haus Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches and Andy’s Italian Ices available for purchase.

ART, OUTDOORS | 5 comments | permalink
    1. dannyboy says:

      Tootsie!

      wowee

    2. Lynn Sien says:

      Where are the open captions for Deaf and hard of hearing people? Sigh……

      • Zulu says:

        I would imagine that it wouldn’t be difficult to do. Maybe I’m wrong but aren’t they playing the movies from DVD format? Most DVD media has captions even in different languages.

      • Caroline says:

        Gates open at 6:30 pm
        DJ from 6:30 pm until movie starts at 8:00 pm
        All movies are open captioned.

    3. Caroline says:

      Gates open at 6:30 pm
      DJ from 6:30 pm until movie starts at 8:00 pm
      All movies are open captioned.