Summer Nights: Friday Screenings at Southampton Arts Center

southampton-arts-center-logo-200For the third 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…)


June 26: Caddyshack

Dir. Harold Ramis (1980)
Rated R | 98 min
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. Starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Ted Knight, Rodney Dangerfield.


July 3: American Graffiti

Dir. George Lucas (1973)
Rated PG | 110 min
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Cindy Williams, Wolfman Jack.


July 10: Dirty Dancing

Dir. Emile Ardolino (1987)
Rated PG-13 | 100 min
Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor Johnny Castle. Starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach.


July 17: Some Like it Hot

Dir. Billy Wilder (1958)
Not Rated | 120 min
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Starring Tony Curtis, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon.


July 24: Field of Dreams

Dir. Phil Alden Robinson (1989)
Rated PG | 107 min
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago Black Sox come. Starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan, Gaby Hoffmann, Ray Liotta.


July 31: Psycho

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1960)
Rated R | 109 min
A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles.

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August 7: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Dir. John Hughes (1986)
Rated PG-13 | 103 min
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. Starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey.

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August 14: Jurassic Park

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1993)
Rated PG-13 | 127 min
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough.


August 21: 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, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban.


August 28: The Raiders of the Lost Ark

Dir. Steven Spielberg (1981)
Rated PG | 115 min
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Alfred Molina.


September 4: 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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