New Yorkers are in for a killer summer of outdoor movie screenings, with favorites like Films on the Green, Rooftop Cinema Club and Rooftop Films announcing epic lineups. Today brings news from another contender vying for your loafing time: The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival.
Now in its 25th year, this year's fest honors iconic NYC movies, and will feature five returning flicks from past festivals in its ten-film lineup. The fest kicks off its weekly residency on Monday June 19. The lawn opens at 5pm, and the pre-show of classic Warner Bros. cartoons kicks off at sunset, followed by live performances at before the screening. Here's the lineup:
June 19: King Kong (1933)
June 26: On the Town (1949)
July 3: The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
July 10: Sabrina (1954)
July 17: Wall Street (1987)
July 24: Pillow Talk (1959)
July 31: The Hustler (1961)
August 7: All That Jazz (1979)
August 14: North By Northwest (1959)
August 21: Dirty Dancing (1987)
You can find out more at bryantpark.org.