NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:30:26 GMT <![CDATA[Women on Film Series: African American Women in Cinema Community Screenings]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/24/women-on-film-series-african-american-women-in-cinema-community-screenings http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/24/women-on-film-series-african-american-women-in-cinema-community-screenings Date: March 24, 2017

Celebrate Women’s History Month with NYC Parks and African American Women in Cinema Film Festival!

Join NYC Parks and the African American Women in Cinema Film Festival for the inaugural community initiative featuring dynamic short films taking on identity and self-esteem. We will screen the following:

Outta My Name by Cathleen Campbell
A woman who’s ridiculed for her unusual name discovers unexpectedly discovers the power of connecting with another person after being misunderstood for too long.

Middle Passage by Tomasia Kastner
This documentary looks at racial ambiguity in America through the personal narrative of the filmmaker’s family.

PLUS! by Sandra Chuma
In the fashion industry, the majority are the minority. “Plus-size” is virtually invisible in mainstream fashion, despite 65 percent of American women being size 14 or larger. PLUS! tells the story of five women trying to change that.

Audience talk-back will follow.

Know Before You Go
Seating is limited. You should arrive before 10:30 a.m. to get a seat. Reservations are taken for groups only; please email letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov.

All are welcome!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2017-03-24 2017-03-24 11:00 am 1:30 pm 40.65660095214844000, -73.90200042724610000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58cb184d6e20d.jpg Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Film Screening: Saving Jamaica Bay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/26/saving-jamaica-bay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/03/26/saving-jamaica-bay Date: March 26, 2017

Please join us March 26 for a film screening presented by author/filmmaker and environmentalist Dan Hendrick. "Saving Jamaica Bay" tells the story of how one community fought government inaction and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 939-0647

Location: Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech)

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Q022 Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech 2017-03-26 2017-03-26 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.76369857788086000, -73.82399749755860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c98e52ef375.jpg Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/05/28/outdoor-movie-night-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/05/28/outdoor-movie-night-fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them Date: May 28, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13), Year: 2016, Runtime: 2 hr 13 min
An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC, and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released. - Swank


Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 8601899

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-05-28 2017-05-28 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a65b7270d.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Aladdin]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/outdoor-movie-night-aladdin http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/11/outdoor-movie-night-aladdin Date: June 11, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Aladdin (G), Year: 1992, Run Time: 1 hr 30 min
Musical charmer about a genie (voice of Robin Williams) in a lamp. Oscar-winner for Best Score and Original Song (“A Whole New World”). - Swank

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:10 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-11 2017-06-11 8:40 pm 10:10 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a816e1c9a.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Zootopia]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/06/25/outdoor-movie-night Date: June 25, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Zootopia (PG), Year: 2016, Run Time: 1 hr 50 min
A rabbit cop must solve a missing-persons case in a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals. - Swank

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-06-25 2017-06-25 8:40 pm 10:30 pm 40.79611941968500000, -73.91541862487800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a8df54938.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Sister Act]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/outdoor-movie-night-sister-act http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/09/outdoor-movie-night-sister-act Date: July 9, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Sister Act (PG), Year: 1992, Run Time: 1 hr 40 min
A singer hides out in a convent to escape the mob. Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Harvey Keitel, and Kathy Najimy. - Swank

Start time: 8:40 pm

End time: 10:20 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-09 2017-07-09 8:40 pm 10:20 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5a9c97e278.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Race]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/outdoor-movie-night-race http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/07/23/outdoor-movie-night-race Date: July 23, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks.

Race (PG-13), Year: 2016, Run Time: 2 hr 14 min
Legendary black Olympian Jesse Owens competes in track and field at the 1936 Games in Nazi Germany, despite the host country's attempts to turn the event into a celebration of national pride and Aryan supremacy.

Start time: 8:30 pm

End time: 10:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-07-23 2017-07-23 8:30 pm 10:45 pm 40.79322814941406000, -73.92541503906250000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5aaba2b1ae.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: A League of Their Own]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/outdoor-movie-night-a-league-of-their-own http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/06/outdoor-movie-night-a-league-of-their-own Date: August 6, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick.

Outdoor movie nights take place at sunset every Sunday from June through September. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with NYC Parks.

A League of Their Own (PG), Year: 1992, Run Time: 2 hr 8 min
A look at the first women's professional baseball league focuses on the rivalry between sisters on the same team, and their washed up, hard-drinking coach. - Swank

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-06 2017-08-06 8:15 pm 10:30 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5ac7a2fef0.jpg Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night: Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish, English Subtitles)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/20/outdoor-movie-night-motorcycle-diaries-spanish-english-subtitles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/08/20/outdoor-movie-night-motorcycle-diaries-spanish-english-subtitles Date: August 20, 2017

In celebration of our 25th anniversary many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992! Whether a classic favorite or a recent blockbuster, Randall's Island Park is an amazing place to take in a flick. Outdoor movie nights are presented in partnership with the NYC Parks Department. Every Sunday at sunset, June - September.

Tonights Film: Motorcycle Diaries (R)

Language: Spanish, with English Subtitles
Location: Field 42, Year: 2004, Run Time: 2 hr 6 min

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:10 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Field 42 (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2017-08-20 2017-08-20 8:00 pm 10:10 pm 40.79611941968500000, -73.91541862487800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58b5ad8698e8d.jpg Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:15:00 EDT