Tuesday: Independence Celebration in Queens featuring a performance by the West Point Band from the US Military Academy. 7:30PM on the Great Lawn of Astoria Park.
Wednesday: 50th Anniversary screening of “The Family Jewels,” the 1965 American comedy classic, film, released by Paramount Pictures on July 1, 1965, written by Jerry Lewis and Bill Richmond, as well as directed, and produced by Jerry Lewis. It’s introducted by Ron MacCloskey, a performer and writer and lifelong fan of the comedian. 6:30PM at the Mid-Manhattan branch of the NYPL, across Fifth Avenue from the main branch with the lions out front.
Wednesday: Don’t Look Back, screening of original uncut 1967 film of Bob Dylan’s 1965 British tour, intimately recorded by legendary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, reveals the genius/enfant terrible at the height of his growling ‘60s counter-culture persona, which some call the greatest music documentary ever. It’s the first of this summer’s Wednesday night outdoor film screenings at Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria. Pre-screening performance at 7PM by Queens-based singer/songwriter Pam Reyes. Event website.
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