Central Park Film Festival 2017

Central Park Film Festival 2017

Central Park Film Festival 2017 means one more year of outdoor free screenings under the summer night sky. The festival takes place from August 21st to 26th. All movies will start at 8pm. However, gates will be open an hour and a half before at 6.30pm as the entertainment begins by the hands of DJ Spin Diesel. So make sure you get there early to grab a good viewing spot!

Central Park Film Festival 2017

The movies picked for this year’s fest were filmed on location in New York City. The films chosen are incredibly varied and represent various genres of cinema. From classic children’s adventure tales to thrillers and laugh-out-loud comedies, the repertoire offers something for everyone. Most of all, these six films share a profound love for “The City that Never Sleeps.”

“Annie” at Marcus Garvey Park

August 21st

Rating: PG

Year Released: 2014

The remake of the 1982 musical is a contemporary take on the tale of orphan Annie. The film starts with a downtrodden Annie living in foster care under the care of a bitter woman. However, everything changes when fate makes her cross paths with one of the candidates running for mayor of NYC. The candidate also decides to bring Annie into his home in hopes he can brighten up her life. As a result, things also soon take a turn for the unexpected.

Running Time: 118 minutes

Genre: Comedy-Drama Musical

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 27% based on 145 reviews.

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Edgar Catasus

Edgar Catasus

Edgar Catasus is a a film fanatic, a food lover, and an Upper West Side enthusiast. After working in PR and marketing in Chicago, he is pursuing his dream of becoming a writer. He loves photography and on his spare time you can find him hiking or biking the great outdoors (while also snapping some pretty awesome Instagram pics!).
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