Astoria, Movies
Jun 09, 2014

Outdoor Movies in Astoria and LIC, Summer 2014

We’ve written about the Socrates Sculpture Park Outdoor Cinema series [OC], Astoria Waterfront Movie Nights [AW], and the Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival [NRB], all of which sound awesome. Here’s a handy (…)

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The crowds at Socrates during their Outdoor Cinema series.

We’ve written about the Socrates Sculpture Park Outdoor Cinema series [OC], Astoria Waterfront Movie Nights [AW], and the Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival [NRB], all of which sound awesome. Here’s a handy list of all the films in chronological order, complete with a little code next to it (see above)—click it and you’ll find where/when the movie takes place, as well as a way to get more info on each series and specific films. We hope this will make it easier for you to plan for all the movies this summer!

Saturday, June 14 [NRB]
Fame

Saturday, June 28 [NRB]
Strictly Ballroom

Wednesday, July 2 [OC]
PUSSY RIOT: A PUNK PRAYER (Russia/UK)

Wednesday, July 9 [OC]
LA PIROGUE (Senegal)

Wednesday, July 16 [OC]
THE DEADLY PONIES GANG (New Zealand)

Saturday, July 19 [NRB]
The Purple Rose Of Cairo

Wednesday, July 23 [OC]
UMBERTO D. (Italy)

Monday, July 28 [AW]
The Goonies (set in Astoria, OR!)

Wednesday, July 30 [OC]
VIOLA (Argentina)

Saturday, August 2 [NRB]
Rope

Monday, August 4 [AW]
Despicable Me

Wednesday, August 6 [OC]
FOREST OF THE DANCING SPIRITS (Central Africa/Sweden)

Monday, August 11 [AW]
The Wizard of OZ

Wednesday, August 13 [OC]
13 ASSASSINS (Japan)

Saturday, August 16 [NRB]
The Godfather

Sunday, August 17 [NRB]
Godfather II* (if schedule allows)

Monday, August 18 [AW]
Dirty Dancing

Monday, August 25 [AW]
Finding Nemo

Wednesday, August 27 [OC]
MICROCOSMOS, 1996 (France)

Saturday, August 30 [NRB]
Working Girl

Saturday, September 13 [NRB]
Midnight Cowboy

Saturday, September 27 [NRB]
Amadeus

Thursday, October 2 [NRB]
Chicago (1927)

Friday, October 3 [NRB]
Roxie Hart (1942)

Saturday, October 4 [NRB]
Chicago (2002)

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