Free Summer Screenings in East Hampton

The Hamptons International Film Festival is proud to partner with the YMCA East Hampton Rec Center to present Summer Cinema: a FREE film series for the community.

Weather permitting and with the support of Clifford Ross and Nicolette Donen, HIFF and the YMCA will show films-for-all every Friday night at 7:45, from June 30 through September 22, outside at the YMCA East Hampton Rec Center (2 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton).

Bring a beach chair, blanket, and best friend, and join us for some movie magic under the stars—with complimentary popcorn to boot!


Hook

Friday, June 30: HOOK

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1991)
Rated PG | 142 min
When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. Starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts.

Sita-Sings-the-Blues

Friday, July 7: SITA SINGS THE BLUES

Dir. Nina Paley (2008)
Not rated | 82 min
An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Back-to-the-Future

Friday, July 14: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Dir. Robert Zemeckis (1985)
Rated PG | 116 min
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Atlantis

Friday, July 21: ATLANTIS

Dirs. Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise (2001)
Rated PG | 95 min
A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis. Starring Michael J. Fox.

Life-Animated

Friday, July 28: LIFE ANIMATED

Dir: Roger Ross Williams (2016)
Rated PG | 92 min
A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.

Little-Shop-of-Horrors

Friday, August 4: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Dir. Frank Oz (1986)
Rated PG-13 | 94 min
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

Jumanji

Friday, August 11: JUMANJI

Dir. Joe Johnston (1995)
Rated PG | 105 min
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Addams-Family-Values

Friday: August 18: ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES

Dir. Barry Sonnenfeld (1993)
Rated PG-13 | 94 min
A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love. Starring Angelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christina Ricci.

Spirited-Away

Friday, August 25: SPIRITED AWAY

Dir. Hayao Miyazaki (2001)
Rated PG | 125 min
During her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Whale-Rider

Friday, September 1: WHALE RIDER

Dir. Niki Caro (2002)
Rated PG-13 | 101 min
A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize.

Close-Encounters

Friday, September 8: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1977)
Rated PG | 137 min
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr.

West-Side-Story

Friday, September 15: WEST SIDE STORY

Dirs. Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise (1961)
Not rated | 132 min
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno.

Burbs

Friday, September 22: THE ‘BURBS

Dir. Joe Dante (1989)
Rated PG | 101 min
An overstressed suburbanite and his fellow neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult. Starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher.


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