Film Works Alfresco: Isle of Dogs
Monday, July 15, 2019
7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Isle of Dogs
Comedy in English with Spanish subtitles. (2018, USA).
Appropriate for young adults.
Pre-show music performance by Taikoza at 7:30 p.m.
Isle of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City in Japan are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.
About Film Works Alfresco
Free films every Monday evening at dusk from June through August, featuring local artists as pre-show entertainment.
Announcing the third annual season of Inwood Art Works’ FREE outdoor summer cinema series Film Works Alfresco! This curated film series focuses foremost on presenting independent and popular films with local relevance that culturally resonate with the Northern Manhattan community. Eleven free screenings, each with live pre-show performances, will occur consecutively every Monday evening at dusk at Gaelic Field in Inwood Hill Park from June 3 through August 26 (including two rain dates) in 2019. Come early and enjoy special pre-show music and theatrical entertainment by local artists!
Film Works Alfresco is New York City’s only English and Spanish language free outdoor cinema series. This important film program expands public access to professional filmmaking in Northern Manhattan and presents a diverse array of films as the community it serves. The Film Works Alfresco is produced by Inwood Art Works, Aaron Simms, Founding Executive Producer.