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Queens Free Things To Do: Free Summer Movies In The Park

Free Things To Do In Queens - Free Films & Summer Movies In Astoria, LIC, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Corona, Flushing, Jamaica

July 29, 2015 / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Foreign Films & Movies / Queens Things To Do / Queens Buzz.

Summer 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 films and free summer movies in the parks. The foreign films and free movies listed below are designed for young and old alike and they're FREE.

Music / Concerts in the Park Queens. Click here to view our report on free concerts in the parks - summer concerts in Queens, Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing & Jamaica this summer 2015.

Theater / Shakespeare in the Park Queens. Click here to view our report on free theater in the park - summer theater in Queens, Astoria, LIC, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Flushing & Jamaica.

Current Queens Things To Do. Click here to view a listing of current Queens things to do or click here to view our member submitted Queens events calendar.


Astoria Park - Free Summer Movies Astoria

Free Things To Do In Astoria, Queens - Free Summer Movies In Astoria Park

Click here to view an Astoria Park map. The photo to your right was taken at a summer movie in Astoria Park. The free summer movies are compliments of the Central Astoria Local Development Corporation aka CALDC.

  • astoria free things to do in astoria free summer movies astoria queensMonday, July 27, 2015 - beginning at 8.30 pm - The Princess Bride - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 3, 2015 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Frozen - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 10, 2015 - beginning at 8.30 pm - How to Train a Dragon - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 17, 2015 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Ghostbuster - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 24, 2015 - beginning at 8.30 pm - The Incredibles - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.

Sponsored by the Central Astoria Local Development Corporation.



Queens Museum Foreign Films - Free Summer Movies Flushing

Free Things To Do In Flushing - Free Foreign Films / free summer movies compliments of the Queens Museum

Click here to view a Flushing Meadows Corona Park map. The photo to your right was taken at a Passport performance by the Queens Museum. Click here for the Flushing Neighborhood section of this site. The following is a schedule of summer concerts in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

  • free things to do in queens free concerts fmcp flushing meadows corona parkThursday, July 16, 2015 from 7 - 10 pm - Caribbean cultural theme begins with Braata Folk Singers at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Pan! Our Music Odyssey a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, July 23, 2015 - from 7 - 10 pm. Taiwanese cultural theme begins with Taiwanese Music Ensemble of New York at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 7 - 10 pm. Indian cultural theme begins with the Parul Shah Dance Company at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Haider a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 7 - 10 pm. Colombian cultural theme begins with the M.A.K.U. Sound System at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Mateo a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 7 - 10 pm. Korean cultural theme begins with Korean Traditional Music & Dance Center at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Miss Granny a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 7 - 10 pm. South African cultural theme begins with Azanian People's Movement at 7 pm followed by a film entitled Felix a bit after 8 pm - these free summer movies in Flushing will be shown in front of the Queens Museum.

Organized by the Queens Museum.



Socrates Sculpture Park - Free Foreign Films in LIC

Free Things To Do In Long Island City LIC, Queens - Free Films / Summer Movies, Performances & Food In Socrates Sculpture Park Astoria / LIC

Click here to view a Socrates Sculpture Park map. The photo to your right shows Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. These events also include performances and food is available, but I believe you have to pay for the food.

***Note - pre-film performances begin at 7 pm & films begin about sunset which is about 8.30 pm for the first one [July 2nd] and closer to 8 pm for the last one [Aug 19th].

  • free summer movies socrates sculpture park free foreign films lic free summer movies lic long island city socrates sculpture parkWednesday, July 1, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Don't Look Back [U.S.A.].
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Live In Maid [Argentina].
  • Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Gainesbourg: A Heroic Life [France].
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Iron Crows [Bangladesh].
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Kings Of The Wind & Electric Queens [India].
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Cold Conflicts: Swedish Short Films.
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Wadja [Saudi Arabia].
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7 / 8 pm - Alice [Czech Republic].

Organized by Socrates Sculpture Park.



Jackson Heights - Free Summer Movies in Travers Park

Free Things To Do In Jackson Heights, Queens - Free Films & Movies, in Jackson Heights & Elmhurst

The Queens World Film Festival will be re-showing some of the festival top films. Click here to view a Travers Park map.

QWFF says,

"Watch engaging indie films under the stars, including provocative and international animated, documentary and narrative films. Bring a chair or just pull up a piece of curb and enjoy films from around the world and around the corner. Please note that Indie films take on challenging themes and our films are at least a PG-13 and may not be suitable for children under 13."

  • Saturday, June 27, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - Queens World Film Festival - International Animation - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.
  • Saturday, July 25, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - Queens World Film Festival - International Documentaries - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.
  • Saturday, August 8, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.15 pm / dusk] - Some of the Queens World Film Festival Greatest Hits - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.

Organized by the Jackson Heights Green Alliance in collaboration with the Queens World Film Festival.


Jackson Heights - Free Summer Movies in Diversity Plaza

Free Things To Do In Jackson Heights, Queens - Free Films & Movies in Diversity Plaza

The Queens World Film Festival will be re-showing some of the festival top films. Click here to view a Diversity Plaza map.

QWFF says to come watch a,

"dazzling selection of independent international films ranging from Bengalese Animation and Spanish love stories to Asian Documentaries and other exquisite examples of foreign cinema. Please note that Indie films take on challenging themes and our films are at least a PG-13 and may not be suitable for children under 13."

  • Thursday, July 2, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - Some of the Queens World Film Festival Greatest Hits - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.
  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - Some of the Queens World Film Festival Greatest Hits - this week featuring Celluloid about the life of an early Malaysian cinematographer - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.
  • Thursday, August 13, 2015 at dusk [around 7.30 - 8 pm / dusk] - Some of the Queens World Film Festival Greatest Hits.
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015 at dusk [around 7.30 - 8 pm / dusk] - Some of the Queens World Film Festival Greatest Hits - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.

Organized by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group in partnership with SUKHI NY and Friends of Diversity Plaza and Queens World Film Festival.



Long Island City - Free Summer Movies at Hunters Point Park

Free Things To Do In LIC Long Island City, Queens - Films & Free Movies in Hunters Point Park

Click here to view a Hunters Point Park map. The movies will be shown at Center Blvd & 51st Ave [Hunters Point Park) or Center Blvd & 47th Ave (Gantry Plaza State Park).

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 at dusk [about 7 - 7.30 pm] - Frozen - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - King Kong - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, July 23, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.30 pm / dusk] - Breakfast at Tiffanys - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Friday, August 7, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.15 pm / dusk] - E.T. - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.15 pm / dusk] - When Harry Met Sally - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 at dusk [between 8 - 8.15 pm / dusk] - TBD - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.

Organized by Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.


Jamaica - Free Summer Movies in Rufus King Park

Free Things To Do In Jamaica, NY - Free Films & Summer Movies in Rufus King Park

Click here to view a Rufus King Park map. The theme that threads these movies together this summer is Robin Williams.

  • Friday, July 10, 2015 begins at 8.30 pm - Dead Poets Society about living life to its fullest and "siezing the day" - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 17, 2015 begins at 8.25 pm - Good Morning Vietnam about an American GI Saigon radio disc jockey who departs from protocol to liven things up. He's replaced when he starts telling the truth about the horrors of the war - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 24, 2015 begins at 8.20 pm - Mrs. Doubtfire about separated man who has lost custody of his children and transforms himself into an older female housekeeper to see them - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 31, 2015 begins at 8.15 pm - Birdcage is the modern American rendition of the French classic La Cage aux Folles. Son of one of the men of gay couple wants to marry woman from conservative family, so they try to hide who they really are - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • August 7, 2015 Jamaica JAMS Festival - no movie - real life
  • Friday, August 14, 2015 begins at 8.10 pm - Goodwill Hunting about a genious janitor at MIT and a teacher who takes an interest in helping him live up to his potential - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.

Sponsored by A Better Jamaica which is a mix of business and government funding.


Sunnyside / Woodside - Free Fall Movies

Free Things To Do In Sunnyside & Woodside Queens - Free Foreign Films / Summer & Fall Movies in Sunnyside Gardens Park

  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6 - 10 pm - Flics in the Garden - Open to the Public. Free summer movies in Sunnyside.

Organized by Sunnyside Gardens Park.



Free Summer Movies, Foreign Films In Queens Parks

Astoria, LIC, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, Corona, Flushing, Jamaica Free Summer Movies & Foreign Films

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