AVAM's Flicks from the Hill
Presented in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater
Enjoy free outdoor films July-August!
- When: Thursdays July 11 - August 22, 2019
- Time: Screenings @ 9pm
- Cost: FREE! Plus FREE museum entry 5-9pm on Flicks nights!
- Where: On Federal Hill Park. Rain Location: Jim Rouse Visionary Center building, 3rd floor*
Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film
selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition. The Hughes Family
Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural
amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from
above by Adam Kurtzman's Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of
the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is FREE!
*In case of inclement weather, you can check our Facebook page if the screening has moved indoors to our Jim Rouse Visionary Center, the third building on our Wonderland campus. Food and drink are allowed there. Service animals are also allowed, though pets are not.
AVAM strives to make our free Flicks from the Hill series a fun and entertaining experience for all. We have intergrated several accessibility options so that all our fans may enjoy the films. If you have special accessibility needs for this event, please see this PDF about what options we have available, or contact us ahead of the event so that we may assist you. Thanks & we hope you enjoy the show!
All screenings are at 9pm on Federal Hill Park & FREE!
- July 11: Sound of Music Sing-A-Long and Costume Parade
1965 • G • 2h 52m • Director: Robert Wise • Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
Federal Hill is alive with the sound of music in this special sing-along edition of the classic film, Sound of Music. Costumes encouraged with costume parade at 8pm. Positive costumes only, please! Screening at 9pm. Free.
Plus! Enjoy a PREMIERE PARTY at 6:30pm in our garden with all-you-can-eat and drink provided by local restaurants. $15 General Public, $10 AVAM Members. Purchase tickets for the Premiere Party ONLINE HERE >>.
- July 18: Mommie Dearest
1981 • PG • 2h 9 min • Director: Frank Perry • Starring: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest
The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted. - from IMDB
- July 25: Home Alone
1990 • 1h 43m • Director: Chris Columbus • Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. - from IMDB
- August 1: Coraline
2009 • 1h 40m • Director: Henry Selick • Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman
An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. - IMDB
and Painted Kindness Rocks art activity • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Covington Street by the museum
- August 8: The Addams Family
1991 • PG-13 • Director: Barry Sonnenfeld • Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd
Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric Addams family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. - adapted from IMDB
- August 15: Mrs. Doubtfire
1993 • PG-13 • 2h 5m • Director: Chris Columbus • Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. - from IMDB
with Fun before Flicks: Boot Camp with Savoy Fitness • 6:30-7:30pm • FREE • Meet at Whirligig Plaza
and Painted Kindess Rock art activity • 6:30pm-8pm • FREE while supplies last • Covington Street by the museum
- August 22: Black Panther
2018 • PG-13 • 2h 14m • Director: Ryan Coogler • Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past. - from IMDB
and Wakanda Wearable art activity • 6:30-8pm • Channel the Wakanda kingdom and create your own embellished neck piece or bracelet. FREE while supplies last • Covington Street by the museum main building