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A Summer Movie Under the Stars in Prospect Park

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Long Meadow

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present A Summer Movie Under the Stars in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema.

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Timeline:
6 pm: Pre-Movie Fun courtesy of our community partners
7 pm: Live Musical Entertainment
8:20 pm: Movie Begins

The full line-up and pre-film musical acts are as follows:

Wednesday, July 18 – The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Get lost in the Land of Oz with Dorothy, Toto and the rest of the gang
Musical entertainment: Highline Chamber Ensemble’s jazz trio playing 1930s and 40s standards and songs from the soundtrack

Wednesday, July 25 – Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Young Alice stumbles into Wonderland and meets a cast of characters in her quest home
Musical entertainment: Morricone Youth provides some pre-film psychedelic tunes

Wednesday, August 1 – West Side Story (1961)
An updated adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria fall in love in 1950s New York
Musical entertainment: Inspired by the vibrant score and soundtrack, Skyline Salsa Band will get the audience on their feet with salsa numbers

Wednesday, August 8 – Space Jam (1996)
The Looney Tunes seek out Michael Jordan to help them win a basketball match
Musical Entertainment: 80s and 90s R&B, hip hop and dance hits provided by Brooklyn’s own DJ Dr. Israel

These free outdoor film screenings on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow North will feature live musical entertainment followed by family-friendly films chosen by Nitehawk Cinema. This selection will showcase films that exhibited at the Sanders Theater / Pavilion Theater in the 1930s, 1950s, 1960s and 1990s over its 90 year history. Located on Bartel-Pritchard Square, the theater will re-open this summer as Nitehawk Prospect Park.

Neighborhood partners will also provide onsite activities. All musical entertainment will start at 7 p.m. and films begin shortly after sundown at Long Meadow North, located nearest to the Grand Army Plaza entrance at Eastern Parkway. The closest subway station is the Eastern Parkway Brooklyn Museum stop on the 2, 3, and 4 lines. There are no rain dates in the event of inclement weather.

A Summer Movie Under the Stars is made possible with additional support from Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment, HBO, Oppenheimer Funds, Ponce Bank and Boxed Water.

Please note RSVPs are encouraged, but not required!

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