The Central Park Conservancy was founded in 1980, and 2015 is its 35th anniversary of supporting the care and feeding of what is arguably the most famous and beautiful city park on the planet.
Each night of the annual free film festival, Tuesday to Saturday, August 25-29, features a different classic film.
Here’s the schedule for the 2015 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival:
Tuesday, August 25: Fame (R)
Wednesday, August 26: The Blues Brothers (R)
Thursday, August 27: Airplane! (PG)
Friday, August 28: Raging Bull (R)
Saturday, August 29: Superman II (PG)
Films are shown in the landscape north of Sheep Meadow, beside the cafe (mid-Park at 69th Street). Enter the Park at 72nd Street.
All screenings begin at 8:00 pm, rain or shine, with gates open to the public at 6:30 pm. Bring a picnic and blanket, and be courteous to your neighbors on the grass. All movies are closed captioned .
The Central Park Conservancy Film Festival is presented by Bloomberg with support from WABC-TV and the Museum of the Moving Image.
About Central Park Conservancy
The mission of Central Park Conservancy, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, is to restore, manage, and enhance Central Park in partnership with the public, for the enjoyment of all. Central Park Conservancy raises 75% of the annual budget essential to keeping Central Park beautiful. Learn more about Central Park Conservancy on our Website, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Full disclosure: NYC on the Cheap editor and publisher Evelyn Kanter used to be a reporter on WABC-TV, and my daughter attended the High School of Performing Arts, the school the movie Fame is about.