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Queens Free Things To Do: Free Summer Movies In Queens 2016

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

July 28, 2016 / 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 2016

Free Things To Do In Astoria, Queens - Free Summer Films & 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.

  • free summer movies astoria park free summer films astoria queensMonday, July 25, 2016 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Big Hero 6 - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 1, 2016 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Mary Poppins - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 8, 2016 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Minions - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 15, 2016 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Ferris Bueller's Day Off - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.
  • Monday, August 22, 2016 - beginning at 8.30 pm - Jaws - free summer movies in Astoria Queens.

Sponsored by the Central Astoria Local Development Corporation.



Astoria / LIC - Socrates Sculpture Park - Free Foreign Films in LIC 2016

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

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 6, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - The African Queens [U.S.A.].
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - L'Atalante [France].
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Sonita [Iran / Germany / Switzerland].
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Rivers & Tides [Germany / U.K.].
  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Girl Asleep [Australia].
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Suzhou River [China].
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Aguirre, the Wrath of God [Germany / Peru].
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 7 / 8 pm - Embrace of the Serpent [Colombia].

Organized by Socrates Sculpture Park.



Flushing - Queens Museum Foreign Films - Free Summer Movies Flushing 2016

Free Summer Movies In Flushing - Free Foreign Films 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.

  • Thursday, free summer movies queens flushing summer movies parksJuly 28, 2016 from 7 - 10 pm - ECUADOR. Ñukanchik
    Llakta Wawakuna folkloric dance opens the show. Followed by the film, Cesar’s Grill, which is about how a father and son’s relationship grows from a culture clash - free summer concerts & movies in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - from 7 - 10 pm. ETHIOPIA. Ethiopian jazz band Arki Sound performs. Then a boy works to save his best friend and return home in the film Lamb - free movies & summer concerts at the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 7 - 10 pm. INDIA. Ajna Dance Company performs. Then the film Dhanak/Rainbow, where movie star power is put to the test in a coming of age story about orphaned siblings traveling through India to meet a Bollywood celebrity to restore one’s eyesight - free summer films & music in front of the Queens Museum.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 7 - 10 pm. TAIWAN. Yuhan Su Band performs traditional Taiwanese music. Go Grandriders! is about a group of senior citizens riding motorcycles on a 13 day tour of Taiwan - free summer concerts & film at the Queens Museum.

Organized by the Queens Museum.


Flushing - Free Summer Movies & Films in Kissena Park 2016

Free Things To Do In Flushing, Queens - Free Summer Movies in Flushing

Click here to view a Kissena Park map - but NOTE that the movie location is NOT at the arrow, but across from the Queens Botanical Gardens [move left inside the map] where Flushing Main Street meets Elder Avenue.

  • Thursday, July 14, 2016 - begins at 8.30 pm - a mix of over a half dozen short films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 - begins at 8.20 pm - Reunification - an independent film from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 - begins at 8.15 pm - a mix of over a half dozen short films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, August 4, 2016 - begins at 8.10 pm - MY SISTER SWALLOWED THE ZOO, FLUSHING WEB SERIES by Peter Lee and Julian Kim from Queens, MUMBAI MORNINGS (English Subtitles), THE ECLIPSE OF TAREGNA (Indian/English Subtitles) QWFF FOUNDER'S CHOICE, BEST ACTOR 2012 - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 - begins at 8 pm - H.O.M.E - an independent film from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 - begins at 7.50 pm - Modern Ruin: A World's Fair Pavilion - an independent film from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.
  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 - begins at 7.40 pm - Saving Jamaica Bay - an independent film from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies in Flushing Queens.

These films were organized by the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association, Ltd. in collaboration with the Queens World Film Festival.



Flushing Town Hall - Free Summer Movies 2016

Free Things To Do In Flushing, Queens - Schedule of Free Movies at Flushing Town Hall

free things to do in flushing free summer concertsClick here to view a Flushing Town Hall map. The photo to your right was taken looking out of one of the exhibit rooms at Flushing Town Hall. The following is a schedule of a couple of free summer concerts in Flushing. Click here for the Flushing Neighborhood section of this site.

  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016 begins at 8 pm. Asian International Film Fest. Free admission / first come first serve. Queens free summer movies.
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 begins at 8 pm. Asian International Film Fest. Free admission / first come first serve. Queens free summer movies.
  • Thursday, July 28, 2016 begins at 8 pm. Asian International Film Fest. Free admission / first come first serve. Queens free summer movies.

Jackson Heights - Free Summer Movies in Travers Park 2016

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

Click here to view a Travers Park map.

  • As Far As We Know as of this posting 7/29/16, there aren't any films scheduled to be shown at Travers Park this summer - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.

In 2015 the films were organized by the Jackson Heights Green Alliance in collaboration with the Queens World Film Festival.


Jackson Heights - Free Summer Movies in Diversity Plaza 2016

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

Click here to view a Diversity Plaza map.

  • As Far As We Know as of this posting 7/29/16, there aren't any films scheduled to be shown at Diversity Plaza this summer - free summer movies in Jackson Heights Queens.

In 2015 the films were organized by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group in partnership with SUKHI NY and Friends of Diversity Plaza and Queens World Film Festival.



Jamaica - Free Summer Movies in Rufus King Park 2016

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 8, 2016 begins at 8.30 pm - Psycho - a Hitchcock thriller about strange man & his mother, with the famous shower scene - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 15, 2016 begins at 8.25 pm - Misery - based on a Stephen King novel about an author who is saved by a nurse who loves his novels. When she finds out he's going to take out her favorite character things get strange - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 22, 2016 begins at 8.20 pm - Silence of the Lambs with Jodie Foster as a young FBI agent & Anthony Hopkins as a deranged psychiatrist - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • Friday, July 29, 2016 begins at 8.15 pm - Cape Fear is about a released convict who infiltrates the family of his public defender who failed to present evidence that likely would have exonerated the convicted man - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.
  • August 5 & 6, 2016 Jamaica JAMS Festival - real life musical festival Friday night & Queens biggest street fair all day Saturday.
  • Friday, August 12, 2016 begins at 8 pm - The Shining - a Stephen King adaptation about a mad author [Jack Nicholson] who takes his family into the mountains to caretake an off-season hotel - free summer movies in Jamaica NY.

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


Long Island City [also see Astoria above] - Free Summer Movies at Hunters Point Park 2016

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).

  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8.30 pm - Big - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8.30 pm - Splash - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, July 14, 2015 at 8.30 pm - Spiderman - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 8 pm - August Rush - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8 pm - Zootopia - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.
  • Saturday, September 15, 2016 at 8.30 pm - Ghost - free summer movies in Long Island City LIC.

Organized by Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.


Sunnyside / Woodside - Summer & Fall Movie Festivals 2016

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

NOTE: Most of these films are shown at Sargeant Collins Park at Broadway & 58th Street by the Northern Woodside Coalition.

  • Weekend, July 15, 16 & 17, 2016 - Boulevard Film Festival at various times at Thalia Theater & the Dog & Duck Restaurant. $22 / night. Organized by the Boulevard Film Festival.
  • Thursday, July 15, 2016 - begins at 8.30 pm - a series of nearly a dozen short independent films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies by Northern Woodside Coalition in Queens.
  • Thursday, July 22, 2016 - begins at 8.20 pm - Freud and Dirty Beautiful - independent films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies by Northern Woodside Coalition in Queens.
  • Thursday, July 29, 2016 - begins at 8.15 pm - a series of about a half dozen short independent films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies by Northern Woodside Coalition in Queens.
  • Thursday, August 5, 2016 - begins at 8.15 pm - Sharp Love, Sharp Kittens & You'll Be A Man - independent films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies by Northern Woodside Coalition in Queens.
  • Thursday, August 12, 2016 - begins at 8 pm - The Last Taxi Drivers & H.O.M.E. - independent films from the Queens World Film Festival - free summer movies by Northern Woodside Coalition in Queens.
  • [UNCONFIRMED] Saturday, September 2016 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 2016

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

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