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June 29, 2005

Outdoor Summer Movie Guide


Introducing Quarter Life Living's definitive outdoor summer movie guide. Great for a romantic date, if you're running low on cash, or just to catch up on some classics. Venues include Bryant Park, Hudson River Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park and a couple of roofs in Williamsburg. Flicks range from Dr. No to Harry Potter, read on for the complete guide.


HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2005
Raindates are Tuesday nights. The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets and picnicking. The films begin at dusk (typically between 8pm and 9pm).

July 4 White Heat (1949)
July 11 The Gay Divorcee (1934)
July 18 Touch of Evil (1958)
July 25 Suspicion (1941)
August 1 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
August 8 The Odd Couple (1968)
August 15 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
August 22 Jaws (1975)

summerFilmSeries.gifBrooklyn Bridge Park
The theme of Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Movies With a View 2005 is WATER in honor of the New York harbor and waterfront. This year Halcyon will be bringing DJs to the park to spin some tunes before the film begins to help set the mood for our feature presentation.

July 7 Key Largo
Directed by John Huston, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Edward G. Robinson. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

July 14 Gidget
Directed by Paul Wendkos, starring Sandra Dee, Cliff Robertson, James Darren, and Arthur O'Connell. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie starts at sunset.

July 21 A Fish Called Wanda
Directed by Charles Crichton, starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and Michael Palin. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

July 28 Dr. No
The first James Bond Movie. Directed by Terence Young, starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

August 4 Mermaids
Directed by Richard Benjamin, starring Cher, Bob Hoskins, and Winona Ryder. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

August 11 Chinatown
Directed by Roman Polanski, starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, and John Huston. DJs begin spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

August 18 Movie Title TBD
Held if one of our previous movie nights gets rained out. DJs start spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

August 25 Movie Title TBD
Held if one of our previous film nights gets rained out. DJs start spinning tunes at 6:00 pm. Movie begins at sunset.

logo_main.gifRiver Flicks presented by Hudson River Park
Seating is available and Free Popcorn. Beverages and snacks are for sale. Themed summer movie series has hit an all-time low. Spend your summer goofing off with this cornucopia of movies featuring a cast of dweebs, wastoids, scammers, partiers and nerds. Check here for showtimes.

Wednesday's at Pier 54
July 6 Slackers
July 13 Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
July 20 The Big Lebowski
July 27 Up in Smoke
August 3 Clerks
August 10 Animal House
August 17 Fast Times at Ridgemont High
August 24 Dazed and Confused

Friday's at Pier 25
July 8 Daddy Day Care
July 15 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
July 22 Back to the Future
July 29 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
August 5 Ella Enchanted
August 12 The Iron Giant
August 19 Shark Tale
August 26 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


Rooftop Films films in Williamsburg
Rooftop Films was founded in 1997 by filmmakers who were interested in making, watching, and talking about good films in a communal environment. Tickets Required

June 4 Rockaway - Three young women on the edge of......Long Island
June 10 Hi/Lo Film Festival - Madcap and sublime shorts on a budget
June 11 Code 33 by Beilinson, Galinsky, Hawley, and Werner - Verite hunt for Miami's serial rapist
June 17 Youth Power - Youth-Produced Films
June 18 Undocumented - Records of the Unseen World
June 24 The Romantic Version - Short flings with love, lust, and loss
June 25 Rural Route Films- Tall tales, fast cars, slow food and slow talkers
July 1 Animation: Dark Toons - Everybody likes cartoons...co-presented with Avoid Eye Contact
July 2 Dirty Birds - Dirty Work by David Sampliner and Tim Nackashi & Birdpeople by Michael Gitlin & Special performance by The Mountain Goats
July 4 Some Folks Call It Un-American... - Media that Matters presented by MediaRights and Rooftop Films | Special performance by The Mountain Goats
July 8 Soft For Digging by J.T. Petty - Small town horror on a roof in the big city
July 9 Nick Peterson and the Clouds - Rainy day films from the Pacific Northwest
July 15 Caught In Between - Short films from communities on the edge
July 16 Special Show: details to come Governors Island Wild Pirate Shorts! - Part of an all-day arts festival
July 22 Kiss My Snake by Tom Tavee - Snake boxers in Thailand slap cobras for kicks!
July 29 Tape Freak - EAI presents rare works by video pioneers and the strange brilliance they inspire
August 4 Boat! - Walk the Plank Vic Thrill and Rooftop cruise around NYC on the Rocksoff Temptress Cruise Ship
August 5 Found Footage Film Fest - Hysterical detritus from the video revolution
August 12 New York Non-Fiction - It's your city, take a look
August 19 Theft Is Property - Reclaim space and thought with Video Data Bank
August 26 Still They Ride - Benefit for the National Lawyers Guild Critical Mass team
August 27 The British Connection -UK and NYC shorts presented with Shooting People
September 2 Bigger Than France - Little films from Texas at a Labor Day BBQ
September 9 Unspeakable Animation - Wordless Animation from NYC Filmmakers co-presented with Avoid Eye Contact
September 16 Rooftop Shots (highlights) - Short films shouted from the rooftop!

Posted by Jeremy at June 29, 2005 06:23 PM


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