- Where: West 10th Street
- When: Dusk (about 8 p.m.)
Schedule of 2012 Summertime FREE Films at Coney Island
Catch a screening of the film that brought ectoplasm to the New York Public Library and hellhounds to Tavern on the Green.
Edge of the City (1957)
When two New York City longshoremen become close friends, a corrupt and bigoted union leader feels threatened and attempts to provoke them into numerous fights. The film stars two of moviedom's finest: Sidney Poitier and John Cassavetes.
New York Shorts
See the finest short selections from around the world, contending for the top prize in categories like LGBT, student, foreign language and animation.
Bound for Glory (1976)
David Carradine plays Woody Guthrie in this Oscar-winning biopic, set in the Dust Bowl, about the folk artist's experience with the working class after leaving Texas to join the Okies headed to California in search of work.
See Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway and Meryl Streep in Woody Allen's Oscar-winning love story.
The Muppets (2011)
Jim Henson's much-loved characters return to the big screen, as Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) aim to reunite the gang in an attempt to salvage The Muppet Theater.
Girl Walk // All Day (2011)
This feature-length film is actually a long-form dance music video, featuring three dancers who use the cityscape as their stage. The movie is set to Girl Talk's sample-heavy 2010 album, All Day.
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)
Tom Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt in the fourth installment of the Mission Impossible series. Hunt and his team, who are implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, must go rogue to clear the Impossible Missions Force's name.
What's NearbyThere's tons to see and do in Coney Island. Make a day of it! Before the movies,you can:
- go to the beach
- ride the Cyclone and other rollercoasters and rides
- see MCU Park Stadium where the Brooklyn Cyclones play
- visit the New York Aquarium
- eat pizza at the original Totonnos
- get a hotdog from the original Nathan's hotdog stand