Tag Archives: Free Films

Films on the Green: The Amazing Catfish (Los insólitos peces gato) at J. Hood Wright Park

Directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce, 2013, PG-13, 1h35, France-Mexico
With Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco  Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the Instituto Cervantes, Cinema Tropical, and Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.

Martha (Owen), a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace upon meeting Claudia (Ayala), a younger woman trying to figure out her purpose in life. The two quickly become friends and Martha invites Claudia to come live with her family. When Martha’s health declines, the bond Claudia has with each member of the family is forced to be tested, giving opportunity for true, strong relationships to be created.

3FilmsOnTheGreen | Free French Films in NYC Parks

In Spanish with English subtitles
FREE and open to the public

El Libro de la Vida (The Book of Life) at Film Works Alfresco

From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual style.  El Libro de la Vida is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take on pop music favorites, The Book of Life encourages us to celebrate the past while looking forward to the future.   Pre-show musical performance by The Uptown Guitars at 7:00pm.

Movies Under the Stars: Mary Poppins Returns at J. Hood Wright Park

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Mary Poppins returns during Michael’s most desperate hour to lend him a helping hand. With his house in danger of being repossessed, she whips up a little magic to remind him of the importance of family. Rated PG.

Come early! Before this screening, we will have activities related to the movie.

Know Before You Go
Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.