Brooklyn Summer Movie Series 2014

Summer is just around the corner, and for those of us living here in Brooklyn, we all know what that means – free movie season! That’s right, starting in July it’s time to start clearing out your Wednesday & Thursday nights and get ready for long summer nights under the stars with free popcorn, your best mates, and a weekly dose of cult cinema. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy & SummerScreen, two of Brooklyn’s most successful film & music series, has both announced their yearly lineup of weekly flicks for 2014. Judging from this years’ picks, Brooklyn summer is bound to be loaded with enough camp, nostalgia, and punch to keep you laughing and coming back for more every week. Here are this year’s finalists:

SUMMERSCREEN
When: Wednesday nights from July 9th – Aug 13th
Where: McCarren Park, Williamsburg Brooklyn – Corner of North 12 & Bedford Ave.

July 9th
Back to the Future (1985)
Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd
Director: Robert Zemeckis

July 16
Zoolander (2001)
Starring: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell
Director: Ben Stiller

July 23
Cry-Baby (1990)
Starring: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake
Director: John Waters

July 30
Heathers (1988)
Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty
Director: Michael Lehman

Aug 6
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore
Director: Joel & Ethan Coen

Aug 13
Audience Pick!
Click to vote for your choice!

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy
When: Thursdays starting July 10 – Aug 28
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO – Harborview Lawn at Pier 1

July 10
Duck Soup (1933)
Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Director: Leo McCarey

July 17
Sharknado (2013)
Starring: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid
Director: Anthony C. Ferrante

July 24
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Director: Wes Anderson

July 31
Beetlejuice (1988)
Starring: Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin
Director: Tim Burton

Aug 7
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman
Director: Richard Brooks

Aug 14
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Starring: Forest Whitaker
Director: Jim Jarmusch

Aug 21
The Birds (1963)
Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor
Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Aug 28
Public Vote!
Stay tuned to www.brooklynbridgepark.org for details throughout the summer.

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