Film Festival Archives - Central Park

2017 Central Park Film Festival

Join us at the 2017 Central Park Film Festival to celebrate our City with a lineup of movies filmed in New York. The Film Festival is a beloved summer tradition that showcases great films in a great urban park. The Film Festival is free. Tickets are not required.

August 21, 2017
Marcus Garvey Park (the Lawn; enter at Fifth Avenue and 124th Street)

Annie – 2014 (PG)


August 22, 2017
Marcus Garvey Park (the Lawn; enter at Fifth Avenue and 124th Street)

The Wiz – 1978 (G)


August 23, 2017
Central Park (Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive)

The Great Gatsby – 2013 (PG-13)


August 24, 2017
Central Park (Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive)

Saturday Night Fever – 1977 (R)


August 25, 2017
Central Park (Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive)

The Godfather – 1972 (R)


August 26, 2017
Central Park (Landscape between Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive)

Spider-Man 3 – 2007 (PG-13)


Details


Gates open at 6:30 pm
DJ from 6:30 pm until movie starts at 8:00 pm
All movies are open captioned.

To ensure that everyone can enjoy the films, the following are not permitted: alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, chairs, video cameras, and tape recorders.

Event is subject to cancellation due to weather.

Central Park Film Festival 2013

WestSideStoryLogoCentral Park is known as “the People’s Park,” so this year the people chose which films
will be screened in its landscape for the Central Park Film Festival! Enjoy these movies chosen by viewers like you:

Winners 2013

  • Friday, August 23: Family
  • Hook (PG)
  • 2212 votes
  • Sunday, August 25: Horror
  • The Shining (R)
  • 2656 votes

Thursday, August 22 — Monday, August 26
On the landscape between
Sheep Meadow and the 72nd Street Cross Drive
Gates open at 6:30 pm
Movies begin at 8:00 pmThe films will screen rain or shine. A DJ will perform from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. The Film Festival is free.
Bring a picnic and a blanket. Popcorn is available free for viewers, thanks to Bloomberg.

To ensure that everyone can enjoy the films, the following are not permitted:
Alcohol
Glass bottles
Chairs
Video cameras
Tape recorders

 


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