NYC Free: The popular outdoor summer film series Movies With A View returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park on Thursdays in July and August. This year celebrates the work of women writers, directors and actors, and all the flicks are family-friendly.
This is the 19th summer season for Movies With a View, and includes Brooklyn-made food and drink via a new partnership with Brooklyn’s equally popular Smorgasburg. Each outdoor movie night includes pre-show music sets by Brooklyn Radio DJs and short films curated by Bamcinématek.
The theme for the 2018 is year’s 8-week-long film series is SHE DIRECTS, and it will celebrate the work of women, trans-women, and genderqueer directors.The lineup includes classics like Susan Seidelman’s Desperately Seeking Susan, and recent hits like Patty Jenkins’s Wonder Woman.
The final screening is by popular vote – you can vote thorugh June 25 via the link below.
Movies With A View is one of 500+ free and low-cost events put on by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy every year.Movies With A View is Thursday evenings, July 12 through August 30 and attracts tens of thousands of people each summer to the waterfront park.
Pre-show music and food offerings begin each evening at 6:00 pm, with the movies screening at sundown.
Movies With A View is one of 500+ free and low-cost events put on by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy every year.
Movies With A View 2018 Line-up
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Directed by Susan Seidelman
Short: Judith Loves Martha by Anna Gaskell
DJ Isis Swaby
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Short: Majestic Wilderness! by Elenor Kopka
The Avenue DJs
Paris is Burning (1990)
Directed by Jennie Livingston
Short: Wild Wild West by Dime Davis
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Directed by Gurinder Chadha
Short: War Paint by Katrelle N. Kindred
DJ Niara Sterling
Wayne’s World (1992)
Directed by Penelope Spheeris
Short: Via by Maria Constanza Ferreira
DJ Baby K
Love & Basketball (2000)
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood
Short: To Be Free by Adepero Oduye
Wonder Woman (2017)
Directed by Patty Jenkins
Short: Not To Be A Lady by Elle Ginter
DJ Miss Hap
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) directed by Dorothy Arzner
Big (1988) directed by Penny Marshall
Point Break (1991) directed by Kathryn Bigelow
The Matrix (1999) directed by Lana and Lily Wachowski
Short: Hair Wolf by Mariama Diallo
DJ Grace of Spades
The new association with Smorgasburg includes sweet treats, savory snacks, and drinks, including beer and wine, such as from:
- cheeseburgers and crab cakes from Burger Supreme,
- crab cakes from Musser’s Famous Crab Cake Sandwiches,
- Belgian-cut fries and fried chicken sandwiches from Home Frite,
- pizza by Wood Fired Edibles, and
- homemade ice cream from Bona Bona Ice Cream.