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May 20, 2019

OUTDOOR MOVIES IN ASTORIA AND LIC, 2019 SUMMER SEASON

Our “film buff” post a couple weeks back was only an appetizer for all of the outdoor movies in the neighborhood this summer! Here’s the full list so you know (…)

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Randall’s Island Park. Photo Credit: Ashton Sotiro.

Our “film buff” post a couple weeks back was only an appetizer for all of the outdoor movies in the neighborhood this summer! Here’s the full list so you know just what to do the next time you have a free night, in Astoria, LIC and Sunnyside:

JUNE

Saturday, June 22
Crazy Rich Asians
Cinema LIC | Hunter’s Point South Park, Sunset (around 8:15 p.m.)

Friday, June 28
Lean on Me
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Saturday, June 29
Beaches
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

JULY

Wednesday, July 3
Cielo (Canada/Chile)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Friday, July 5
The Little Mermaid
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Wednesday, July 10
Purple Noon
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Sunday, July 14
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Outdoor Movie Night | Randall’s Island Park, 8:30-10:35 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17
Anbessa (Ethiopia/Italy)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Thursday, July 18
Dirty Dancing
Cinema LIC | Hunter’s Point South Park, Sunset (around 8:15 p.m.)

Saturday, July 20
When Harry Met Sally
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Monday, July 22
Singin’ in the Rain
Movies on the Waterfront | Astoria Park Great Lawn, 8:15-10:15 p.m.

Wednesday, July 24
The Story of the Weeping Camel (Germany/Mongolia)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Friday, July 26
Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse
Sunnyside Outdoor Movie Nights | Lou Lodati Playground, 7 p.m. pre-movie activities. Films begin at nightfall (about 8:15 p.m.)

Sunday, July 28
Tangled
Outdoor Movie Night | Randall’s Island Park, 8:30-10:35 p.m.

Monday, July 29
Clueless
Movies on the Waterfront | Astoria Park Great Lawn, 8:15-10:15 p.m.

Wednesday, July 31
En El Septimo Dia (USA)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

AUGUST

Saturday, August 3
Steel Magnolias
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Monday, August 5
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Movies on the Waterfront | Astoria Park Great Lawn, 8:15-10:15 p.m.

Wednesday, August 7
Dark Toons (Europe)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Sunday, August 11
Crazy Rich Asians
Outdoor Movie Night | Randall’s Island Park, 8 p.m.

Monday, August 12
The Incredibles 2
Movies on the Waterfront | Astoria Park Great Lawn, 8:15-10:15 p.m.

Wednesday, August 14
La Cienaga (Argentina)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Thursday, August 15
Jaws
Cinema LIC | Hunter’s Point South Park, Sunset (around 8:15 p.m.)

Friday, August 16
Coco
Sunnyside Outdoor Movie Nights | Noonan Playground, 7 p.m. pre-movie activities. Films begin at nightfall (about 8:15 p.m.)

Saturday, August 17
The War of the Roses
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Sunday, August 18
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Outdoor Movie Night | Randall’s Island Park, 8 p.m.

Monday, August 19
The Godfather
Movies on the Waterfront | Astoria Park Great Lawn, 8:15-10:15 p.m.

Wednesday, August 21
March of the Penguins (France)
Outdoor Cinema International Film Festival | Socrates Sculpture Park, 7 p.m. Cultural Performances & Food Offerings. Film Begins at Nightfall

Saturday, August 31
Sex, Lies, and Videotape
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 6
West Side Story
Sunnyside Outdoor Movie Nights | Noonan Playground, 7 p.m. pre-movie activities. Films begin at nightfall (about 8:15 p.m.)

Saturday, September 7
Mary Poppins Returns
Cinema LIC | Hunter’s Point South Park, Sunset (around 8:15 p.m.)

Sunday, September 8
Creed II
Outdoor Movie Night | Randall’s Island Park, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 14
The Fabulous Baker Boys
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Friday, September 27
Weekend at Bernie’s
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Saturday, September 28
Heathers
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Friday, October 4
Back to the Future II
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Saturday, October 5
Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

Saturday, October 12
Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival | Note: All screenings and dates subject to change. Check Facebook group regularly for updates. Start time around 7pm. Location: 46th Street between 31st Avenue and Newtown Road. Entrance is directly off the sidewalk into the screening area.

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