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Free French Movie- Mississippi Mermaid by Francois Truffaut

  • Jun 7, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • This location is shown only to members

By François Truffaut, 1969, Drama, Rated PG, 2h03,The Film Desk
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Bouquet

8: 30pm to 11pm

Louis Mahé is a wealthy plantation owner living on the tropical island of Reunion. His mail-order bride, Julie Roussel, looks nothing like the photo she sent him, but enraptured by her radiance, he marries her anyway. When she disappears without a trace Louis vows to find her no matter what the costs…

FREE | in French with English Subtitles

"Mississippi is a film noir shot in dazzling color, a Hitchcock movie with the soul of a Jean Renoir drama." - Boston Globe
Free outdoor movie screenings are a welcome New York City tradition. This summer's offerings include flicks from almost every genre—including blockbusters, indie films and cult classics. Movies like Top Gun, The Goonies, Silver Linings Playbook and Argo are entertainment enough, but they make for an even better evening with iconic sights like the Brooklyn Bridge and the Lower Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.

There are so many gratis movie series in the five boroughs that it can be difficult to keep track of them all—but we're here to help. Below is a schedule of free film screenings throughout the City, organized by day of the week. Unless otherwise noted, all take place outside and start at sundown, typically around 8:30pm. So grab a blanket, bring some snacks and enjoy cinema in the open air (and check back frequently for updates).

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival
June 17: Tootsie
June 24: Invasion of the Body Snatchers
July 1: Frenzy
July 8: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
July 15: Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
July 22: The African Queen
July 29: A Foreign Affair
August 5: Norma Rae
August 12: The Women
August 19: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Coney Island Flicks on the Beach
July 1: Little Fugitive, 60th Anniversary
July 8: Bending Steel
July 15: The Hunger Games
July 22: Wreck it Ralph
July 29: Men in Black III
August 5: The Avengers
August 12: Fame
August 19: TBA

Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market
July 16: Despicable Me
July 23: Wreck-It Ralph
July 30: The Goonies

Summer Movie Nights at mad46, The Roosevelt Hotel’s Rooftop Lounge
June 11: Men in Black III
June 18: Dazed and Confused
June 25: Jaws
July 9: A Bronx Tale
July 23: Rock of Ages
August 6: Goodfellas
August 13: Saturday Night Fever
August 20: Dirty Dancing
September 9: Breakfast at Tiffany’s
September 20: The Big Chill
September 24: Animal House
October 2: Grease
October 9: Grease II
October 16: Casablanca

Hello, Gorgeous! The Films of Barbra Streisand at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (indoors; free with suggested donation)
July 10: What's Up, Doc?, 6:30pm
July 17: The Way We Were, 6:30pm
July 24: A Star Is Born, 6:30pm
July 31: Yentl, 6:30pm
August 7: The Prince of Tides, 6:30pm

Hudson River Park's RiverFlicks for Grown-ups at Pier 63
July 10: Silver Linings Playbook
July 17: Looper
July 24: Argo
July 31: Moonrise Kingdom
August 7: The Avengers
August 14: Pitch Perfect
August 21: The Hunger Games

Summer on the Hudson: Movies Under the Stars at Pier I, Riverside Park
July 10: Gold Diggers of 1933
July 17: Duck Soup
July 24: The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T
July 31: Fiddler on the Roof
August 7: Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
August 14: Pitch Perfect

SummerScreen in McCarren Park
July 10: Can't Hardly Wait
July 17:Pee-wee's Big Adventure
July 24: The Craft
July 31: The Goonies
August 7: Speed
August 14: Audience Pick

Syfy Movies with a View at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park
July 11: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
July 18: Enter the Dragon
July 25: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
August 1: 8 Mile
August 8: Roman Holiday
August 15: Rocky
August 22: Vertigo
August 29: Audience Pick

Intrepid Summer Movie Series
May 24: Top Gun [Update, 5/24: this screening has been cancelled due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled]
June 21: National Treasure
June 28: Jaws
July 26: Star Trek: The Motion Picture
August 2: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
August 23: The Karate Kid (1984)

Hudson River Park's RiverFlicks for Kids at Pier 46
July 12: The Pirates! Band of Misfits
July 19: ParaNorman
July 26: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
August 2: Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
August 9: Rise of the Guardians
August 16: Beetlejuice
August 23: The Adventures of Tintin

Films on the Green Festival
June 7: Mississippi Mermaid
June 14: The Art of Love
June 21: French Cancan
June 28: Angel and Tony
July 5: Heartbreaker
July 12: Marius and Jeannette
July 19: We Won't Grow Old Together
July 26: U
August 2: A Summer's Tale
September 5: Wild Reeds

June 22: Tropfest New York

Sony Wonder Technology Lab Screenings (indoors; RSVP required)
May 11: Made of Honor, 12:15pm
May 11: Think Like a Man, 3pm
May 25: Searching for Sugar Man, 12:15pm
May 25: The Artist, 3pm
June 1: Fly Away Home, 12:15pm
June 1: The Pursuit of Happyness, 3pm
June 8: The Pirates! Band of Misfits, 12:15pm
June 8: Of Gods and Men, 3pm
June 15: Here Comes the Boom, 12:15pm
June 15: The Amazing Spider-Man, 3pm
June 22: Life, Above All, 12:15pm
June 22: Big Fish, 3pm
June 29: Restless, 12:15pm
June 29: Good Neighbor Sam, 3pm

Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation's Outdoor Summer Movie Series
June 29: Hunger Games
July 12:  The Breakfast Club (**Friday)
July 13: Pitch Perfect
July 27: Brave
August 10: Rocky
August 24: Inception

Movie Night at Habana Outpost
May 5: The Warriors
May 12: Breakfast at Tiffany's
May 19: Poetic Justice
May 26: Purple Rain
June 2: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
June 9: Salsa
June 16: National Lampoon's Vacation
June 23: White Men Can't Jump
June 30: The Outsiders
July 7: Say Anything…
July 14: School Daze
July 21: Can't Buy Me Love
July 28: See No Evil, Hear No Evil
August 4: Pretty in Pink
August 11: Stand By Me
August 18: Grease
August 25: Fame
September 1: The Goonies
September 8: Down By Law
September 15: Saturday Night Fever
September 22: Hairspray (1988)
September 29: Back to the Future
October 6: Shaft (1971)
October 13: Blade Runner
October 20: Mad Max
October 27: Edward Scissorhands

Various Days
Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell
July 13: Dracula with the Philip Glass Ensemble
August 8: Beasts of the Southern Wild live score by Dan Romer, Benh Zeitlin, and The Wordless Music Orchestra

Rooftop Films (check official website for locations)
June 18: The Central Park Five
June 20: Love Letter to the Fog / The Biggest- Smallest
June 25: The Genius of Marian
July 2: William and the Windmill
July 3: Our Nixon
July 8: Bending Steel
July 13: Brasslands
July 31: Domestic
August 2: North of South, West of East

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  • Lisa P.

    HI Laura, I have a volunteering at an art show Friday. Do feel free to bring friends and enjoy the show.

    June 6, 2013

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  • Lisa P.
    Assistant Organizer,
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  • A former member

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