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Things To Do Brooklyn - Free Summer Movies in BK NYC

Jun 28, 2023 at 12:15 am by mikewood


 

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Brooklyn - Free Summer Movies 2023

Free Things To Do - Free Summer Movies in Brooklyn Parks in NYC

July 27, 2022 / Brooklyn Neighborhoods / Brooklyn Things To Do / Brooklyn Blvd NYC.

bronx free summer movies bronx morris park van cortlandt pelham bay coop city parkchester free summer movies things to do melrose mott haven fordham norwood belmont free summer movie bronx nycSummer is in full swing. A number of community groups in collaboration with the NYC Parks Department and frequently some measure of government funding, have put together a summer full of free summer theater in the parks. The free theatre events listed below are designed for young and old alike and they're FREE.

Editor's Note - Note that only ASTERISKED LOCATIONS have been updated. Pay attention to the movies dates / years. We will be updating / adding a few more movies between now and the end of September. So check back periodically for updates which you can note by the date changing above.

We'll continue to add to this listing of free movies in the park in Brooklyn as we become aware of other productions.

 

  • Free Summer Outdoor Theater in the Park in Brooklyn

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  • Current Brooklyn Things To Do. Click here to view a listing of current Brooklyn things to do.

Directory of Free Summer Movies in Brooklyn NYC

Organized by Brooklyn Neighborhoods & then by Month

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1. North Brooklyn Free Summer Concerts NYC

 

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1. North Brooklyn - Free Summer Outdoor Movies NYC

North of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn NYC

 


* Hip Hop Film Festival - Paid Summer Movies in Manhattan / Brooklyn NYC

Paid Summer Movies in Brooklyn - This Event Moved to Brooklyn

Location. Alamo Cinema Draft House at 445 Albee Square West [between Fulton and Willoughby] on the fourth floor in Downtown Brooklyn.

  • August 11 - 14, 2022 - Hip Hop Film Festival - This Moved to Brooklyn - The annual Hip Hop film festival which used to be in Harlem.

Contact. Tickets run from $20 and up at www.hiphopfilmfestival.org.


* WNYC Transmitter Park - Free Summer Movies in the Greenpoint Neighborhood of Brooklyn

Free Movies in Greenpoint BK - Free Things To Do In Greenpoint Brooklyn NYC

Location. Transmitter Park is located along the East River at Greenpoint Avenue in the Greenpoint neighborhood of BK.

  • Friday, June 24, 2022 - from 8.30 - 10 pm - Le Capitan. Free summer movies in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. This film is part of the Films on the Green series, which is a program sponsored by the French Embassy.
  • Contact. For details see https://frenchculture.org
  • Friday, July 22, 2022 from 8 - 11 pm - Sing 2. Free summer movies in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Friday, July 29, 2022 from 8 - 11 pm - Bohemian Rhapsody. Free summer movies in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Friday, August 5, 2022 from 8 - 11 pm - The Croods: A New Age. Free summer movies in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Friday, August 12, 2022 from 8 - 11 pm - Top Gun. Free summer movies in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Contact. NYC Parks Dept SummerStarz program - www.nycparks.gov and Friends of Transmitter Park - www.transmitterpark.org


* Free Summer Movies in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights & Dumbo BK

Free Things To Do In Brooklyn NYC - Free Movies in Brooklyn Heights NYC

Location. Brooklyn Bridge Park is located along the East River spanning from the Manhattan Bridge to south of the Brooklyn Bridge. It is just west of Furman Street in Brooklyn Heights and northwest of Water Street in Dumbo. All movies are shown on the Harbor View Lawn which is just south of Hotel 1 between Vine & Middagh Streets. As the eastern border of the park is the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, there are limited entrances from the Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo neighborhoods. The Harborview Lawn may be accessed by crossing over the BQE at Middaugh Street in Brooklyn Heights.

  • Thursday, July 7, 2022 - Before Sunrise. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 - The Bourne Identity. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 - Crazy Rich Asians. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 - How Stella Got Her Groove Back.  At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.  
  • Thursday, August 4, 2022 - Jurassic Park. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2022 - Thelma and Louise. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2022 - The Mitchells vs. the Machines. At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.
  • Thursday, August 25, 2022 - Public Choice (Back to the Future, Mamma Mia!, Mission Impossible). At Harbor View Lawn. Free summer movies in Brooklyn Heights near Dumbo.

Contact / Tickets. Free. First come / First Serve. For details see - https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org

Also see free theater, free concerts and free summer things to do in Brooklyn, free summer movies in Brooklyn and free summer concerts in Brooklyn.


* Free Summer Movies & Concerts in the Bushwick, East Williamsburg & Bedford Stuyvesant Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Free Summer Movies in the NYC Park in Brooklyn - Free Things To Do In Brooklyn NYC

 

*** WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BROOKLYN PARKS.

 

  • Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 8.45 - 10.15 pm - The Croods: A New Age - NYC Parks describes the movie as follows, " ... In this sequel the delightful 2013 feature, the prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved..."
  • Location. At Maria Hernandez Park in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, between Knickerbocker and Irving Avenues, and between Starr & Suydam Streets. Free summer movies in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 9 - 10.45 pm - Love & Basketball (PG-13) - NYC Parks describes the movie as follows, " ... In this 2000 romantic classic, Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) are two childhood friends who both aspire to be professional basketball players. Over the years, the two begin to fall for each other, but their separate paths to basketball stardom threaten to pull them apart..."
  • Location. In Herbert Von King Park in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, between Lafayette and Greene Avenues and between Marcy & Tompkins Avenues. Free summer movies in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn.
  • Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9 - 10.45 pm - Godzilla vs. Kong - NYC Parks describes the movie as follows, " ... " ... Kong clashes with Godzilla as humans lure the ape into the Hollow Earth to retrieve a power source for a weapon to stop Godzilla's mysterious rampages..."
  • Location. At Cooper Park at Maspeth & Morgan Avenues in the East Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

 

Contact. NYCParks.gov


* Summer Movies at Brooklyn Academy of Music aka BAM in the Fort Green Neighborhood of Brooklyn

Summer Movies at BAM - Things To Do In Fort Green Brooklyn NYC

bronx things to do free summer theater bronx nycLocation. BAM is located at 30 Lafayette Avenue in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn NYC.

 

  • Thursday - Thursday, June 23 - 30, 2022 - BAMcinemaFest. Last year BAMcinemafest went virtual. This year they describe the program as follows, " ... Launched in 2009 as a showcase for new independent films, the annual festival is an extension of BAM’s year-round film program, collecting the most innovative new work from festivals in the US and around the world and bringing them to New York City audiences. This year’s festival features blazingly personal works by filmmakers who have defied industry odds to realize their singular visions. Overflowing with funny, moving, challenging, and thought-provoking discoveries from the cutting edge of independent film ... "

Contact / Tickets. Tickets are $20 / $15. For details go to - https://www.bam.org/programs/2022/bamcinemafest

 


* Fort Greene Park - Free Summer Movies in Brooklyn NYC

1. Location. Near Myrtle and North Portland Avenues in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn NYC.

  • Thursday, July 7, 2022 - WEST SIDE STORY - Showtime in the Park - Doors open at 7.30 pm and movie begins at 9 pm and ends 11 pm - Free summer movies in Fort Greene Park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 - SELENA - Showtime in the Park - Doors open at 7.30 pm and movie begins at 9 pm and ends 11 pm - Free summer movies in Fort Greene Park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 - CROOKLYN - Showtime in the Park - Doors open at 7.30 pm and movie begins at 9 pm and ends 11 pm - Free summer movies in Fort Greene Park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 - CLUE - Showtime in the Park - Doors open at 7.30 pm and movie begins at 9 pm and ends 11 pm - Free summer movies in Fort Greene Park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Contact / Tickets. Collaboration between the Fort Greene Conservancy - https://fortgreenepark.org/ and the Brooklyn Boro President - https://www.brooklyn-usa.org

Use links at the top of this report to see other events, such as concerts and theater, at this location or other locations around Brooklyn.

 


McGolrick Park - Free Summer Movies Brooklyn

Friday, September 9, 2022 beginning at sunset - Eleanor's Secret.

Contact. The French Embassy - https://frenchculture.org /


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2. Central Brooklyn - Free Summer Outdoor Movies NYC

North of Prospect Avenue / Expwy & Church Avenue, South of Atlantic Avenue & West of Flatbush / Mary Pinkett Avenue including Red Hook

 


* None as of this post _ Free Summer Movies in the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood in NYC

Free & Paid Movies at the Metrotech Center - Free Things To Do in Brooklyn NYC

 

*** WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BROOKLYN PARKS.

 

Location. In the Brooklyn Common Park at the Metrotech Center at Myrtle Avenue and Bridge Street in the downtown Brooklyn neighborhood in NYC. Free summer movies in the Downtown neighborhood of Brooklyn.

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Thursday - Sunday, June 10 - 20, 2021 beginning at various times - Tribeca Film Festival. The Tribeca Film Festival comes to Brooklyn this year to both Marine Park 6/17 - 18 [beginning at 5.30 & 6 pm respectively], and MetroTech Center downtown at various times. It is also being streamed.

Contact. www.tribecafilm.com


* The Old Stone House - Free Summer Movies & Concerts in Park Slope BK

Free Summer Movies & Concerts at the Old Stone House - Free Things To Do In Brooklyn NYC

Location. At Old Stone House in Washington Park at 336 Third Street at Fifth Avenue in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. Free summer movies in the Park Slope / near Cobble Hill neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

  • Friday, June 10, 2022 - Brooklyn Pride Movie Night / Sing - Concert begins at 6.30 pm & the movie begins at 8.30 pm. The movie will be preceded by a concert by the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Free.
  • Location. At the field on the 4th Avenue side.

Contact. For details see - https://brooklynpride.org or https://theoldstonehouse.org


* Prospect Park Bandshell & Long Meadow - Free Summer Movies in Prospect Park BK

Free Things To Do in Brooklyn NYC - Free Movies in Prospect Park Brooklyn NYC

*** There are two programs in Prospect Park this summer. One of the movies is being shown as part of the BRIC Festival and the other is a movie series funded by the Brooklyn Borough President using government funds.

I. BRIC Location. All BRIC events are at the Prospect Park Bandshell at 9th Avenue and Prospect Park West, unless otherwise noted. It is also called the Lena Horne bandshell.

  • July - August 6, 2022 on various days / beginning at various times - BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival. BRIC stands for Brooklyn Information and Culture and was founded in 1979 to revitalize Brooklyn through arts and culture. The festival runs from June 24 - August 6, 2022. Free. At the Prospect Park Bandshell at 62 West Drive in Brooklyn.

Contact / Tickets. For details see www.bricartsmedia.org.

Also see free theater, free concerts and free summer things to do in Brooklyn, free summer movies in Brooklyn and free summer concerts in Brooklyn.

 

II. Borough President Movies Series Location. The Brooklyn Borough President summer film series will be shown in Long Meadow which is just south of the Grand Army Plaza entrance to Prospect Park.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 7.30 - 10.30 pm - Back to the Future - Prospect Park describes the movie as follows, " ... Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown ..." Free summer movies in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 from 7.30 - 10.30 pm - Ghostbusters - The NYC Parks Department describes the film as follows, " ... In this thrilling and hilarious reboot of the beloved sci-fi-comedy franchise, two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City...". Free summer movies in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 7.30 - 10.30 pm - Encanto - The movie is described as follows, " ... The Madrigals are an extraordinarily family living hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called an Encanto, which has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift–every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the family’s last hope when the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger. Sing and dance to the songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda ..."Free summer movies in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 7.30 - 10.30 pm - Spiderman No Way Home - The movie is described as follows, " ... With Spider-Man’s identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man ..." Free summer movies in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Contact / Tickets. Collaboration between the Prospect Park Alliance - https://www.prospectpark.org and the Brooklyn Boro President - https://www.brooklyn-usa.org

Use links at the top of this report to see other events, such as concerts and theater, at this location or other locations around Brooklyn.



 

3. South & West Brooklyn - Free Summer Outdoor Movies NYC

South of Prospect Avenue / Expwy & West of Ocean Avenue, not including Coney Island / Brighton Beach

 


* Free Summer Movies in the Sunset Park Neighborhood of Brooklyn

Free Summer Movies at Industry City in Sunset Park - Free Things To Do In BK NYC

Location. At Sunset Park between 5th & 7th Avenues and between 41st & 44th Streets in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

 

*** WE RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BROOKLYN PARKS.

 

  • OLD _ NOTE DATE / YEAR _ Friday, July 30, 2021 from 9 - 10.30 pm - Feel the Noise - The NYC Parks Department describes the movie as follows, " ... This exciting 2007 coming of age drama centers on Rob (Omarion), a young aspiring rapper who, after a run in with local thugs, is forced to move to Puerto Rico and discovers Reggaeton...". Free summer movies in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Contact. Organized by NYC Parks see url above. Free summer outdoor movies in Brooklyn NYC.


* Free Summer Movies in the Bay Ridge Neighborhood of Brooklyn

Free Outdoor Summer Movies in Shore Road Park - Free Things To Do In Brooklyn NYC

Location. All of these events are located in Shore Road Park at 79th Street and Shore Road in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn. Free summer movies in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn.

  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 - Shang Chi. Summer concerts in Shore Road Park in Bay Ridge. Free.

 

*** WE ALSO RECOMMEND YOU VISIT https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/free_summer_movies TO FIND THE MOST RECENT LISTINGS OF FREE SUMMER MOVIES IN BROOKLYN PARKS.

 

Contact. Organized by NYC Parks - see url above. Info via Radio Free Bay Ridge - https://www.radiofreebayridge.org

Also see free theater, free concerts and free summer things to do in Brooklyn, free summer movies in Brooklyn and free summer concerts in Brooklyn.



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4. East Brooklyn - Free Summer Outdoor Movies NYC

East of Flatbush / Mary Pinkett [Utica] Avenue while South of Atlantic Avenue, but including Cypress Hills

East of Ocean Avenue while South of Church Avenue, but including Coney Island, Brighton Beach & Sheepshead Bay

 


* Coney Island Film Festival - Paid Summer Movies in Brooklyn NYC

Paid Summer Movies at the Coney Island Amphitheater - Free Things To Do In Coney Island BK NYC

Location. Coney Island Museum at 1208 Surf Avenue near the Coney Island Boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Paid summer movies in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn.

  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 16 - 18, 2022 at various times - Coney Island Film Festival. The 22nd annual Coney Island Film Festival returns live this year, assuming CoVid remains tamped down.

Contact / Tickets. www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com and www.coneyisland.com

 


* Flicks on the Beach - Free Summer Films on the Boardwalk at Coney Island BK NYC

Free Summer Movies on the Boardwalk / Free Things To Do in Coney Island in Brooklyn NYC

Location. On the beach between West 10th Street and West 12th Street along the Boardwalk in Coney Island.

  • Monday, June 27, 2022 from 7.30 - 9.30 pm - Encanto. The movie was described as follows, " ... The Madrigals are an extraordinarily family living hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called an Encanto, which has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift–every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the family’s last hope when the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger. Sing and dance to the songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda ...". Free summer outdoor movies / films on the beach / boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn.
  • Monday, July 11, 2022 from 7.30 - 9.30 pm - Spiderman No Way Home. The movie is described as follows, " ... With Spider-Man’s identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man ...". Free summer outdoor movies / films on the beach / boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn.
  • Monday, July 25, 2022 from 7.30 - 9.30 pm - King Richard. Free summer outdoor movies / films on the beach / boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn.
  • Monday, August 8, 2022 from 7.30 - 9.30 pm - Shang - Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Free summer outdoor movies / films on the beach / boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn.
  • Monday, August 22, 2022 from 7.30 - 9.30 pm - My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Free summer outdoor movies / films on the beach / boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn.

Contact. Alliance for Coney Island & NYC Parks Dept - www.allianceforconeyisland.org / www.nycparks.org


Other Boroughs - Free Summer Movies 2022 NYC

The following are links to the film events / free movies going on around the five boroughs of the city over the next couple of months.

Enjoy.

Free Things to do NYC / Free Outdoor Summer Movies Bronx NYC

Free Things to do NYC / Free Outdoor Summer Movies Brooklyn NYC

Free Things to do NYC / Free Outdoor Summer Movies Manhattan NYC

Free Things to do NYC / Free Outdoor Summer Movies Queens NYC

Free Things to do NYC / Free Outdoor Summer Movies Staten Island NYC

 

 

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