Enjoy classic films under the stars from June through August at the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival. It's always a great scene -- lots of New Yorkers picnicking and enjoying summer in the city -- followed by classic and even some contemporary films.
Every Wednesday and Friday in July and August, enjoy free movies under the stars. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8-8:30 p.m.) and there is even free popcorn available (beverages and other snacks are for sale).
Free movies are being shown on Pier 1 in Riverside Park South on Wednesday evenings in July and August.
This free series features films and music on Thursdays in July and August. Pre-movie music begins at 6 and the movies begin at sunset.
In late August enjoy five nights of films under the stars in Central Park. Every year the films are chosen around a theme and are screened nightly on Sheep Meadow in Central Park.
This series of movies feature soundtracks performed live by a variety of musical acts. Free performances take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell, but a $3 donation is suggested.
This eclectic series runs from May through September and includes everything from independently produced animation to documentary films about New Yorkers. Screenings feature music at 8 p.m., followed by a series of short films beginning at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12. The good news is that even if it rains, the movies will be shown at an indoor space in the same location.
On select Friday nights from June 21-August23, catch free movie screenings on the pier at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum overlooking the Hudson River. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and films begin at sunset.
10. Red Hook Flicks
On Tuesday evenings July 9 - August 27, 2013 catch movies on the Valentino Pier in Red Hook, Brooklyn. In the event of rain, events will be held at Red Hook Bait & Tackle.
On Tuesday evenings June - September, enjoy movies on the rooftop of the Bohemian National Hall. Hosted by the Czech Center, all films are in Czech with English subtitles. In the event of in climate weather, films will be shown in the theater on the 1st floor. Doors open at 7 p.m. and films begin at dusk.