Film Works Alfresco: El Libro de la Vida (The Book of Life)
Monday, August 19, 2019
7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Inwood ARt Works presents Film WOrks Alfresco—free films every Monday evening at dusk from June through August, featuring local artists as pre-show entertainment!
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 as diverse an array of films as the community it serves. The Film Works Alfresco is produced by Inwood Art Works, Aaron Simms, Founding Executive Producer.
El Libro de la Vida (The Book of Life) – 95 minutes. Animated Comedy in Spanish with English subtitles (2014, USA). Appropriate for families and young adults. Pre-show musical performance by Uptown Guitars at 7:00 p.m.
From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style. El Libro de la Vida is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.