A Film House presentation
FREE OUTDOOR FILM SCREENINGS
Free outdoor screenings in the Mann Raceway Plaza , located directly behind the FirstOntario PAC beginning at dusk (approximately 9pm.) Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.
Fri 19 July (Rain date Fri 26 July)
THE MUPPET MOVIE
40th Anniversary Screening!
UK, USA , 1979. Directed by James Frawley. 94 min. G
After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. When Kermit is offered a job by Doc Hopper (Charles Durning) to advertise the fried frog legs at his restaurant chain, Kermit turns Hopper down. However, Hopper refuses to relent and pursues Kermit and his companions to a final showdown.
“Perfect for family viewing.” - Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune
Fri 16 Aug (Rain date Fri 23 Aug)
THE NEVERENDING STORY
35th Anniversary Screening!
Germany, 1984. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen. 102 min. G
On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called The Neverending Story, Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by "The Nothing," a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs him to survive.
“Both children and adults will enjoy this film for its special effects, beautiful scenery, and colorful characters.” - Lori Silberman Brauner, Common Sense Media
Located behind the FirstOntario PAC, the Mann Raceway Plaza is accessible via St. Paul Street or via Carlisle and Maguire Street. Click here for MAP LINK.