AVAM Announces Flicks From The Hill Lineup

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Neighbors at AVAM's Flicks From the HIll by Kevin Lynch

American Visionary Art Museum Release:

When: Thursdays in July & August

Time: Screenings @ 9pm

Cost: FREE! AVAM Open & FREE 5-9pm on Flicks nights!

Where: On Federal Hill, Movie Rain location: inside AVAM’s JRVC, 3rd floor

Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM’s current exhibition. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman’s Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is FREE! AVAM’s #Flicks series was listed by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the “World’s Best Free Things,” and won City Paper’s 2014 Best of Baltimore award for “Best Rain or Shine Event.” And don’t forget: the museum is OPEN & FREE between 5pm and 9pm on Flicks nights! American Visionary Art Museum is located at 800 Key Highway, Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD 21230 (Map), Phone: 410-244-1900.

All screenings are at 9pm on Federal Hill & FREE!

July 7: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
1986 • PG-13 • Director: John Hughes • Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. (IMDB)

with Flicks Premiere Party: 6:30-8:00pm • $15 General Public, $10 AVAM Members• In the Sculpture Barn • Tickets on sale 5/26 • MORE INFO SOON

July 14: Best in Show
2000 • PG-13 • Director: Christopher Guest • Starring: Fred Willard, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara

A colorful array of characters compete at a national dog show. (IMDB)

with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Tour de Federal Hill #1 with Race Pace Bicycles • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Start at Race Pace (1414 Key Hwy), End at AVAM (800 Key Hwy) 

AND Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson • 6-9pm • $50, $35 AVAM Members (pre-registration required) • MORE INFO

July 21: To Kill a Mockingbird
1962 • N.R. • Director: Robert Mulligan • Starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice. (IMDB)

with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Fun Run with Charm City Run • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • MORE INFO SOON

July 28: Karate Kid (MEMBERS’ PICK!)
1984 • PG • Director: John G. Avildsen • Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue

A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to martial arts than fighting. (IMDB)

with AVAM Members-Only Workshop Happy Hour • 6:30-8:00pm • Free to AVAM members • RSVP to melissa@avam.org / 410-244-1900 x238 • MORE INFO SOON

August 4: STAR WARS: Episode VII: The Force Awakens
2015 • PG-13 • Director: J.J. Abrams • Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. (IMDB)

with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Tour de Federal Hill #2 with Race Pace Bicycles • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Start at Race Pace (1414 Key Hwy), End at AVAM (800 Key Hwy) • MORE INFO SOON

AND Shinier Happier Things with Bob Benson • 6-9pm • $50, $35 AVAM Members (pre-registration required) • MORE INFO

August 11: Life Is Beautiful
1997 • PG-13 • Director: Roberto Benigni • Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (IMDB)

with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Yoga with Baltimore YogaWorks • 6:30-7:30 pm • Jim Rouse Visionary Center Plaza • FREE, pre-registration requested • MORE INFO SOON

August 18: Dreamgirls
2006 • PG-13 • Director: Bill Condon • Starring: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. (IMDB)

withFIT BEFORE FLICKS: Zumba with Federal Hill Fitness • 6:30-7:30 pm • Whirligig Main Building Plaza • FREE • MORE INFO SOON

August 25: American Graffiti
1973 • PG • Director: George Lucas • Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. (IMDB)

with Flicks Food Truck Night • 5:30-8:30pm • FREE entry! (bring $ to pay for your grub) • Outside @ AVAM • MORE INFO SOON

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