Each year during the month of August, Central Park hosts a week of evening film screenings at Rumsey Playfield.
2014 marks the 12th annual Central Park Film Festival.
This year, the theme is "Scenes from our City" and focuses on films in which New York plays a prominent role.
The event is FREE and films will be shown rain or shine.
2014 Central Park Film Festival Schedule
Mon 8/18: Big
Tues 8/19: The Royal Tenenbaums
Wed 8/20: The Way We Were
Thurs 8/21: Ghostbusters
Fri 8/22: Rear Window
Time: Gates open at 6:30pm. All screenings begin at 8:00pm.
Location: Enter the park at E. 72nd St. The festival will be held just north of the Sheep Meadow, beside the cafe (mid-Park at 69th St.)
All films are close captioned. Don't forget to bring a picnic!
Please note that glass bottles, video cameras, tape recorders or flash cameras are not allowed and all bags may be searched.