NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 21 May 2018 22:49:13 GMT <![CDATA[Summer in the Square Movie Nights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-in-the-square-movie-nights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/02/summer-in-the-square-movie-nights Date: August 2, 2018

There's no better way to close out the summer than watching a movie under the stars in Union Square! This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights! Visit the event website starting in June for the movie lineup.

Seating opens at 6:30 p.m on Union Square Park’s North Plaza (17th Street between Union Square West and Park Avenue South). The movie begins at dusk.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Coco]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-coco http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/05/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-coco Date: August 5, 2018

Coco is a Disney Pixar animated film that tells the story of 12 year-old Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported to the land of the dead. His love of music along with the help of new friend Héctor takes him on a journey that reveals the true story behind the history of his family.

Start time: 8:15 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-08-05 2018-08-05 8:15 pm 10:00 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9f15bb9f8bb.jpg Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:15:03 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Spirit of the Beehive (Spain)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/outdoor-cinema-spirit-of-the-beehive-spain http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/outdoor-cinema-spirit-of-the-beehive-spain Date: August 8, 2018

There will be a pre-screening performance at 7:00 p.m. The film begins at sundown.

Spirit of the Beehive (Spain)
Directed by Victor Erice; 1973, 95 mins.
Programmed by Film Forum.

In a tiny village on the desolate Castilian plain in 1940, two young sisters eagerly file into the town hall for the visiting cinema truck’s screening of Frankenstein – the original Karloff version, dubbed into Spanish – with elder Isabel explaining to rapt 6-year-old Ana that the monster is really a spirit who dons his body like it was a suit of clothes. Later they explore a remote, mysterious barn, put their ears to the tracks to hear distant trains, and learn from dad to discriminate between good and deadly mushrooms. But as mom continually cycles to the railroad station to post missives to a person unknown and as dad falls asleep at his desk writing up accounts of his beekeeping, Ana conjures up her own monster/spirit. A sensitive, sublime evocation of the poignancy of childhood. “Arguably the finest and most beautifully wrought first film of the European ‘70s, a mysterious crucible.” – The Village Voice

Limited VIP seating is available for Cinema Stars! contributors. Please visit Socrates Sculpture Park's website to make your donation or find out more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Mon, 21 May 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Summer Wars]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-summer-wars http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/08/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-summer-wars Date: August 8, 2018

Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few) and settle in for a movie night on the Pier! Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 11 to August 22. Seating opens at 6:30 p.m. The movie starts after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show Movie Schedule:

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-08 2018-08-08 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daad639739.jpg Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square Date: August 9, 2018

Come out every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities + shows, live music + dance performances, and movie nights all in Union Square Park.

  • KIDS: We've got interactive children's activities + performances from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends for some summer fun for the whole gang on the park's South Plaza!
  • FITNESS: With heart-pumping workouts in the mornings and evenings led by Union Square's hottest studios + instructors, there's something for every fitness level on the park's South + North Plazas.
  • LIVE PERFORMANCES: With jazz music + dueling performances from lunchtime to early evening, check out all that Union Square has to offer on the park's South Plaza and in the West Side seating area.

Start time: 7:00 am

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park),South Plaza (in Union Square Park),West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 7:00 am 8:30 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000; 40.73500061035156000, -73.99089813232422000; 40.73669815063476600, -73.99046325683594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa0040d6e4d3.gif Mon, 07 May 2018 08:43:45 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer in the Square Movie Nights]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square-movie-nights http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/09/summer-in-the-square-movie-nights Date: August 9, 2018

There's no better way to close out the summer than watching a movie under the stars in Union Square! This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights! Visit the event website starting in June for the movie lineup.

Seating opens at 6:30 p.m on Union Square Park’s North Plaza (17th Street between Union Square West and Park Avenue South). The movie begins at dusk.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 460-1200

Location: North Plaza (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2018-08-09 2018-08-09 6:30 pm 10:00 pm 40.73658370971680000, -73.98987579345703000 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:44:39 EDT
<![CDATA[Movie Nights in Rockaway: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/movie-nights-in-rockaway http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/10/movie-nights-in-rockaway Date: August 10, 2018

Join us for a free movie night at the beach for the whole family to enjoy!

Black Panther (2018, PG-13, 135 minutes)

After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.

Bring a low chair or blanket and enjoy the show!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-318-4000

Location: Beach 59th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-08-10 2018-08-10 8:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.58890151977500000, -73.78859710693400000 Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebration of Ingmar Bergman - Movie Screening: Autumn Sonata]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/arts-culture-fun-ingmar-film-festival-autumn-sonata http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/11/arts-culture-fun-ingmar-film-festival-autumn-sonata Date: August 11, 2018

Join us this summer for special movie screenings of Ingmar Bergman films, part of a worldwide celebration to mark the 100-year anniversary of the birth of renowned director and writer Ingmar Bergman (1918 - 2007).

Autumn Sonata
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar, the iconic director of The Seventh Seal, and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca. The grand dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched beat for beat in ferocity by the filmmaker’s recurring lead Liv Ullmann, as her eldest daughter. Over the course of a day and a long, painful night that the two spend together after an extended separation, they finally confront the bitter discord of their relationship. This cathartic pas de deux, evocatively shot in burnished harvest colors by the great Sven Nykvist, ranks among Ingmar Bergman’s major dramatic works.

Accessibility
Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-08-11 2018-08-11 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.73049926757812500, -73.99700164794922000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aaad746de630.jpg Mon, 14 May 2018 09:29:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/outdoor-cinema-tampopo-japan http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/outdoor-cinema-tampopo-japan Date: August 15, 2018

There will be a pre-screening performance at 7:00 p.m. The film begins at sundown.

Tampopo (Japan)
Directed by Juzo Itami; 1985, 114 mins.
Programmed by Film Forum.

This “Noodle Western” is an exploding piñata of gags on two eternal favorites – food and sex. Ramen joint owner Tampopo embarks on her relentless quest for the perfect noodle, with plenty of tangents on how to cook a delicious rice omelet before the night watchman comes in; how to enhance bedroom delights with a raw egg; and how dreams of yam sausage can assuage the aftereffects of a bullet fusillade. Don’t see this on an empty stomach. “Gleefully sensual and inventive. A garden of sensual delights that plays like a romp through a surreal amusement park. Creates a culinary empire of the senses while entertaining an audience like crazy.” – Michael Sragow, Film Comment

Limited VIP seating is available for Cinema Stars! contributors. Please visit Socrates Sculpture Park's website to make your donation or find out more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-08-15 2018-08-15 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Mon, 21 May 2018 15:59:35 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - WALL·E]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-walle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/15/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-walle Date: August 15, 2018

Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier! Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 11 to August 22. Seating opens at 6:30 p.m. The movie starts after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show Movie Schedule:

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-15 2018-08-15 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daad639739.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[CinemaLIC Presents: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/cinemalic-presents-butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kid http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/16/cinemalic-presents-butch-cassidy-and-the-sundance-kid Date: August 16, 2018

Join Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and CinemaLIC for a free movie in the park, presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk.

The true story of fast-draws and wild rides, battles with posses, train and bank robberies, a torrid love affair and a new lease on outlaw life in far away Bolivia. It is also a character study of a remarkable friendship between Butch - possibly the most likeable outlaw in frontier history - and his closest associate, the fabled, ever-dangerous Sundance Kid.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 10:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunter's Point South Park

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-08-16 2018-08-16 7:30 pm 10:30 pm 40.74190567639500000, -73.96069294535100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afdf1042ed17.JPG Mon, 21 May 2018 15:44:28 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park - Guardian's of the Galaxy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/19/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-guardians-of-the-galaxy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/19/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-guardians-of-the-galaxy Date: August 19, 2018

Join space adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), Groot (Vin Diesel), Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) as they save the universe while being closely pursued by bounty hunters and the powerful villain, Ronan (Lee Pace). Listen out for the amazing soundtrack!

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-08-19 2018-08-19 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.78372985973800000, -73.93353271484400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa03346b3ead.jpg Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:15:03 EST
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: Kedi]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/outdoor-cinema-kedi http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/outdoor-cinema-kedi Date: August 22, 2018

There will be a pre-screening performance at 7:00 p.m. The film begins at sundown.

Kedi (Turkey)
Directed by Ceyda Torun; 2017, 79 mins.
*Preceded by CatCam. Directed by Seth Keal; 2012; 16 mins.
Programmed by Film Forum.

The street cats of Istanbul: hundreds of thousands of them roam Turkey’s megacity freely, wandering in and out of people’s lives, an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. In KEDI, filmmaker Ceyda Torun and her nimble cinematographer, Charlie Wuppermann, train their prowling, cat’s eye-level cameras on the stories of seven such felines — Sari, Bengü, Aslan Parçasi, Psikopat, Deniz, Gamsiz, and Duman— stalking these peripatetic creatures through streets, alleyways, deserted basements, and rooftops. “Delightful and visually splendid” – Stephanie Zacharek, TIME.

Limited VIP seating is available for Cinema Stars! contributors. Please visit Socrates Sculpture Park's website to make your donation or find out more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-08-22 2018-08-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Summer on the Hudson: Pier I Picture Show - Up]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-up http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/22/summer-on-the-hudson-pier-i-picture-show-up Date: August 22, 2018

Pack a picnic, bring a friend (or a few), and settle in for a movie night on the Pier! Open captioned.

Movies are shown each Wednesday from July 11 to August 22. Seating opens at 6:30 p.m. The movie starts after sunset, at around 8:30 p.m.

Pier I Picture Show Movie Schedule:

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 11:00 pm

Contact phone: 311

Location: Pier I (in Riverside Park South)

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M353 Riverside Park South 2018-08-22 2018-08-22 7:00 pm 11:00 pm 40.77970123291000000, -73.98889923095700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a9daad639739.jpg Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:14:46 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief (Italy)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/outdoor-cinema-the-passionate-thief-italy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/08/29/outdoor-cinema-the-passionate-thief-italy Date: August 29, 2018

There will be a pre-screening performance at 7:00 p.m. The film begins at sundown.

The Passionate Thief (Italy)
Directed by Mario Monicelli; 1960, 105 mins.
Programmed by Film Forum.

This recently-restored Italian comedy classic follows an all-night New Year’s Eve in Rome, led by force-of-nature Anna Magnani as a desperate-to-be-noticed movie extra just released from her stint on a swords-and-sandals, cheapo epic at the Cinecittà studio. Glamming out with a blonde wig, silver fox stole, and bespangled evening gown, she quickly falls for dapper pickpocket Ben Gazzara, who enlists her on-the-skids fellow thesp Totò to help roll the revelers. Through the long night, the trio encounter drunken Yank Fred Clark at the Trevi Fountain (in send-up of Fellini’s La Dolce Vita), perform an impromptu music hall turn, wade through an assortment of lavish parties, and peek in at early mass in their festive odyssey across Rome.

Limited VIP seating is available for Cinema Stars! contributors. Please visit Socrates Sculpture Park's website to make your donation or find out more.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2018-08-29 2018-08-29 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:40 EDT
<![CDATA[Films on the Green: The Grocer's Son]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/06/the-grocers-son-by-eric-guirado-films-on-the-green http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/06/the-grocers-son-by-eric-guirado-films-on-the-green Date: September 6, 2018

The Grocer's Son (Le Fils de l’épicier)
Directed by Eric Guirado, 2007, 1h36
With Nicolas Cazalé, Clotilde Hesme, Daniel Duval, Jeanne Goupil

Presented in partnership with the Columbia Maison Française

It is summer, and Antoine (Cazalé) is forced to leave the city to return to his family in Provence. His father is sick, so he must assume the lifestyle he thought he had shed—driving the family grocery cart from hamlet to hamlet, delivering supplies to the few remaining inhabitants. Accompanied by Claire (Hesme), a friend from Paris whom he secretly has a crush on, Antoine gradually warms up to his experience in the country and his encounters with the villagers, who initially seem stubborn and gruff, but ultimately prove to be funny and endearing.

#FilmsOnTheGreen: Free French films in NYC Parks
Film in French with English subtitles

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 439-1425

Location: Low Memorial Library, Columbia University

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2018-09-06 2018-09-06 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.80830001831100000, -73.96189880371100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ae8d4c6103c5.JPG Thu, 03 May 2018 16:28:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Movie Night at Randall's Island Park: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/09/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/09/outdoor-movie-night-at-randalls-island-park-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story Date: September 9, 2018

Watch this sci-fi adventure as Jyn (Felicity Jones), the daughter of Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) an Imperial scientist, joins the Rebel Alliance in a daring plot to steal the Death Star plans.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 830-7722

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

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2018-09-09 2018-09-09 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.79611941968500000, -73.91541862487800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa03427bb09c.jpg Wed, 07 Mar 2018 16:15:03 EST
<![CDATA[CinemaLIC Presents: Ratatouille]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/15/cinemalic-presents-ratatouille http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/09/15/cinemalic-presents-ratatouille Date: September 15, 2018

Join Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk.

Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath one of Paris' finest restaurants, the rodent gourmet finds himself ideally placed to realize his dream.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Hunter's Point South Park

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Q471 Hunter's Point South Park 2018-09-15 2018-09-15 7:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.74190567639500000, -73.96069294535100000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5afdf1bbd1501.JPG Mon, 21 May 2018 15:44:28 EDT