Gates open at 6:30pm; Movies start at 8:00pm
North of Sheep Meadow
New York, NY
For all ages
Stave off the summer heat at this annual outdoor film series, now in its ninth year. This year's festival theme is music, with the following films being shown August 23–27: El Cantante, Bird, Dreamgirls, Shine a Light and, on the final night, a viewer's choice selection. Screenings will be held just north of the Sheep Meadow (enter the park at 72nd Street). Come early (gates open at 6:30pm) to snag a good seat. Go to website for film description.