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Noir, romance, action, sci-fi, and comedy--Parks has movie screenings for all types of film buffs.

Historic Harlem Parks and Manhattan Recreation Film Festival: Moonlight

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  

Join us at Marcus Garvey Park for a free screening of the Oscar-winning film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, 111 min.

Winner of Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards, this extraordinary drama explores three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young Black man growing up in an impoverished neighborhood in Miami.

Music by DJ M. Forde at 6:00 p.m.

Location

Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park 


Movie Under the Stars: Secret Life of Pets

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park) , Queens

Friday, June 16, 2017 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Central Intelligence

at Rainey Park , Bronx8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

An accountant helps an old high-school classmate, now a CIA agent, with a crucial mission involving the hacking of U.S. spy satellites.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Bloomingdale Park , Staten Island 8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Ricki and the Flash

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  

June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem, across all five boroughs. The month is an initiative of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership with NY is Music.

An aging rocker returns home to her estranged family after years on the road following her dreams, and must face the music as she tries to make things right with her loved ones.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Florence Foster Jenkins

at The Pit (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park) , Manhattan8:30 p.m. –11:30 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite a horrible singing voice. With the help of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. Rated PG-13.

This event is presented in observance of June's New York Music Month – the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem, across all five boroughs. The month is an initiative of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership with NY is Music. For more information, visit nymusicmonth.nyc .

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Summer on the Hudson: Feral Love

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan7:30 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Join us for a special screening of Feral Love (Hancock Productions), a local tale of a musician, a feral cat colony, true love, and Riverside Park. 

A special guest quartet performance of live music greets you at 7:30 p.m. and a bonus short about the Riverside Clay Tennis Association cat kicks off the special evening. 

Bring a blanket and join us on the grass (lawn chairs are ok around the periphery only). 


Movie Under the Stars: Monsters Inc.

at Colden Playground , Queens8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Join NYC Parks, Council Member Peter Koo, and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

A girl befriends two monsters. Voices include Billy Crystal and John Goodman. Directed by Pete Docter.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Lion

at Ferry Point Park , Bronx8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

An Indian man who was adopted as a child by an Australian couple searches for his birth family.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: School of Rock

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island8:00 p.m. –9:30 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Playful, high-energy comedy about a teacher who turns his pupils into a rock band.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Films on the Green: Mauvais Sang by Carax, selected by Wes Anderson

at WNYC Transmitter Park , Brooklyn8:30 p.m. –10:30 p.m.

Wes Anderson's Pick for #FilmsOnTheGreen

Mauvais Sang
Directed by Leos Carax
With Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Julie Delpy
1986 | Drama | 1h50 | France | Carlotta Films US

Marc and Hans, two old gangsters, plan to steal the vaccine for a mysterious virus which affects those who make love without being in love. After the death of their associate, the two accomplices call on his son, Alex, a talented conjuror. But Alex falls madly in love with a girl he sees on a bus. Her name is Anna and she turns out to be Marc's mistress.


Arts, Culture & Fun presents MOCA Cinema: Pushing Hands (1991)

at Columbus Park , Manhattan  8:30 p.m. –11:30 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! 

A Chinese tai-chi master moves to America to live with his son's family. This film is Not Rated.

This event is done in partnership with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).

About MOCA
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is a non-profit institution that preserves, presents and explores the diverse history, heritage and culture of people of Chinese descent in the United States through innovative exhibitions, educational initiatives, and public programs. Visit mocanyc.org to find out more and check out their calendar of upcoming events!

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Outdoor Movie: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park) , Queens  8:30 p.m. –10:30 p.m.

Cinema LIC presents our first outdoor movie of the year!

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a chocolate factory. Led by the owner, Charlie and his grandpa venture on a thrilling tour of the factory.


Movie Under the Stars: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

at Bulova Park , Queens8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Join NYC Parks, Council Member Costa Constantinides, and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

The Turtles team up with April O'Neil and vigilante Casey Jones to save New York City from the evil Shredder, fearsome new mutants Bebop and Rocksteady and an extraterrestrial invasion led by Krang.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Van Cortlandt Park , Bronx  8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine.

Know Before You Go:

You should arrive by 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Cinderella

at Wolfe's Pond Park , Staten Island8:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

An orphan falls in love with a prince after enduring great abuse from her stepmom and stepsisters

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on, although there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled waters are OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Jason Bourne

at John Jay Park , Manhattan  8:30 p.m. –11:30 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

Jason Bourne probes his father's death while evading government forces. Rated PG-13.

This event is sponsored by Council Member Ben Kallos.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


Movies Under the Stars: Twenty Feet From Stardom

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park) , Brooklyn  8:30 p.m. –10:30 p.m.

Celebrate Music Month with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!

This 2013 documentary film shines a long-overdue spotlight on the hit-making contributions of longtime backup singers like Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Judith Hill, Lisa Fischer, Táta Vega and more who have worked with such iconic artists as the Rolling Stones, Luter Vandross, Sting and others. Directed by Morgan Neville, the documentary won an Oscar and a Granny for Best Music Film.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

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