E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial

The "Movies with a View" series returns in 2012 at Pier 1 Harbor View Lawn near the Brooklyn Bridge for two months of film under the stars and in front of that stellar view. This year's series runs Thursdays in July and August, and is now actually called "SyFy Movies With a View" (it's sponsored by the SyFy network), though only the July 5 opening film, E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, falls under science fiction. Yes, that is slightly confusing, but remember... it's free.

Movies include Clueless, Barefoot in the Park, Wet Hot American Summer, Unforgiven, and an audience choice. The movies are all paired with a short film and a DJ. Music starts at 6PM with the movies at sunset. Between this, Summerscreen, Rooftop Films, and a handful of other free film series, there is no shortage of outdoor cinematic entertainment for NYC this summer.

The full SyFy Movies with a View schedule is below.


Thursday, July 5
Movie: E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial [PG]
Short: CatCam by Seth Keal
DJ: Ayres

Thursday, July 12
Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird [NR]
Short: Eye on the Stars by Rauch Brothers
DJ: $mall Change

Thursday, July 19
Movie: Slumdog Millionairec [R]
Short: Odysseus' Gambit by Àlex Lorca Cercos
DJ: Emch Subatomic (of Subatomic Sound System)

Thursday, July 26
Movie: Clueless [PG-13]
Short: Once It Started It Could Not End Otherwise by Kelly Sears
DJ: Ronin

Thursday, August 2
Movie: Wet Hot American Summer [R]
Short: Summer Bummer by Bill Plympton
DJ: Conquerrah

Thursday, August 9
Movie: Barefoot in the Park [G]
Short: Love Competition by Brent Hoff
DJ: Lupe Loop (of Discovery)

Thursday, August 16
Movie: The Big Chill [R]
Short: Aquadettes by Drea Cooper and Zack Canepari
DJ: Ripley
Thursday, August 23
Movie: Unforgiven [R]
Short: The Hunter by Marieka Walsh
DJ: Geko Jones (of Que Bajo)
Thursday, August 30
Movie: Vote for your movie selection at this evening's event!
DJ: Emch Subatomic (of Subatomic Sound System)

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