Central Park Conservancy Film Festival Celebrates 'Films from 1980'

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NEW YORK -- In 1980, Central Park Conservancy was founded by a group of concerned citizens determined to reverse the decline of Central Park. On the eve of their 35th Anniversary, they look back at that time to reflect on how far they've come.

Join them at the 2015 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival for classic films from the year 1980!

A complete list of films to be screened is below:

Tuesday, Aug. 25: Fame (R)

Wednesday, Aug. 26: The Blues Brothers 1973(R)

Thursday, Aug. 27: Airplane! (PG)

Friday, Aug. 28: Raging Bull (R)

Saturday, Aug. 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 are FREE and begin at 8:00 pm, rain or shine, with gates open to the public at 6:30 pm. A DJ will perform from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. All movies will be closed captioned. Bring a picnic! Visit http://www.centralparknyc.org/things-to-see-and-do/ for more information.