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Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: BLERD City Con - A Mid-Summer Night's Scream - Ganja & Hess (Rated R)

Friday, July 12, 2019

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks and BLERD City Con for a Mid-Summer’s Night Scream!

Festival Fridays returns with BLERD City Con’s screening of a delightful new supernatural web series Juju; followed by the iconic black horror film, Ganja & Hess.

Juju the Web Series

Created by Moon Ferguso, the wonderful series follows three friends’ magical awakening in New York City as they struggle to harness their newfound powers and break a generational curse extending all the way back to Salem.

Ganja & Hess (R)

Written and directed by Bill Gunn, this 1973 experimental film follows Dr. Hess Green, as he becomes a vampire after his intelligent but unstable assistant stabs him with an ancient cursed dagger. Hess falls in love with his assistant's widow, Ganja, who learns Green's dark secret. This iconic horror stars Duane Jones (Night of the Living Dead) and Marlene Clark (Sanford and Son) in the title roles. Bill Gunn also stars as the assistant.

Know Before You Go
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.


The lawn adjacent to Greene Avenue in Herbert Von King Park
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NYC Parks, BLERD City Con

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(718) 965-8942

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