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Viewing 1–10 out of 208 events
from August 1, 2017 (x) to August 31, 2017 (x)
in Free Summer Movies (x) category

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: An American in Paris

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A former GI who remained in France to study painting is discovered by a wealthy benefactor, but he betrays her by romancing a woman who turns out to already be in a relationship with his best friend.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Cars

at Cedar Grove Avenue and Cedar Grove Place

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A cocky hot rod gets stuck in a small town en route to a big race, and learns a lesson in humility.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia

at Field in Front of August Martin High School (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Aug 2

Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - The Muppets Movie

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Pack a picnic, bring a friend, and settle in for a movie night out on the Pier.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Outdoor Cinema: The Challenge (Qatar/France/Italy)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Italian artist Yuri Ancarani’s visually striking documentary enters the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 2

Summer Movies Under the Stars Presents Moonrise Kingdom

at Long Meadow by the Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Twelve-year-olds Sam and Suzy have fallen in love and decide to run away. But a violent storm is approaching the island, forcing a group of quirky adults to mobilize a search party.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Movies Under the Stars: Hidden Figures

at Samuel Seabury Playground, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
This film tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Queen of Katwe

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Biopic of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi traces her journey from the slums of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Aug 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Jungle Book

at Glenwood Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! Know Before You Go: You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Moana

at Newport Playground, Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Moana, the strong-willed daughter of a chief of a Polynesian tribe, is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess.
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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