Film Works Alfresco: Crazy Rich Asians
Monday, July 22, 2019
7:15 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Crazy Rich Asians
In English with Spanish subtitles (2018, USA).
Appropriate for young adults.
Pre-show musical performance by Members of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra at 7:15 p.m.
The story follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. Not only is he the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families, but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. It soon becomes clear that the only thing crazier than love is family, in this funny and romantic story sure to ring true for audiences everywhere.
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.