One of the city’s most popular Summer Festivals returns this week – The Bryant Park Film Festival! Gathering with friends and fellow New Yorkers to enjoy a great movie al fresco in the heart of Midtown Manhattan is a unforgettable experience.
Beginning June 18, a classic film will be screened on Bryant Park’s lawn every Monday evening through August 20th. The lawn opens at 5:00pm for blankets and picnicking. Films begin at sunset (typically between 8pm and 9pm).
The year’s roster of films is…
- June 18 – Psycho
- June 25 – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
- July 2 – The Wizard of Oz
- July 9 – On the Waterfront
- July 16 – Roman Holiday
- July 23 – The Maltese Falcon
- July 30 – Rebel Without a Cause
- August 6 – The Adventures of Robin Hood
- August 13 – All About Eve
- August 20 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
Bryant Park is located between 40th – 42nd Streets, and 5th & 6th Avenues. Subways: B,D,F,M to 42nd St/Bryant Park, or #7 to 5th Ave. The Times Square Station is one block west (1,2,3,N,Q,R)
There are two entry points, north and south of the Fountain.
If you don’t have time to pull together a picnic, Wichcraft is offering packages on screening nights. Order in advance online, or call 212.780.0577, then pick up at their kiosk on the north plaza.
For more information, see Bryant Park’s website, or call the Film Festival Hotline: 212-512-5700