Free Friday Night Screenings Return to Southampton

For the fourth year in a row, the Hamptons International Film Festival is delighted to partner with Southampton Arts Center, offering free screenings of classic movies all summer long.

Weather permitting, films will screen outdoors on the lawn at 25 Jobs Lane. Approximate start time: 8:30 pm. Bring a blanket, bring a picnic, and bring friends and family!

(Note: Some films are not appropriate for all ages; check the ratings below…)

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Friday, July 15: National Lampoon’s Vacation

Dir. Harold Ramis (1983)
Rated R | 98 min
The Griswold family’s cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated.

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Friday, July 22: Surf’s Up

Dirs. Ash Brannon, Chris Buck (2007)
Rated PG | 85 min
A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.

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Friday, July 29: Rocky

Dir: John G. Avildsem (1976)
Rated PG | 120 min
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

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Friday, August 5: The Candidate

Dir. Michael Ritchie (1972)
Rated PG | 110 min
Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.

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Friday, August 12: The Shining

Dir. Stanley Kubrick (1980)
Rated R | 146 min
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

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Friday: August 19: To Catch a Thief

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1955)
Rated PG | 106 min
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.

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Friday, August 26: Tootsie

Dir. Sydney Pollack (1982)
Rated R | 116 min
Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman), an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.

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Friday, September 2: Jaws

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1975)
Rated PG | 124 min
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss.

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