AVAM's Flicks From The Hill
Presented in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater
#Flicks 2016 schedule announced!
- When: Thursdays in July & August
- Time: Screenings @ 9pm
- Cost: FREE! AVAM Open & FREE 5-9pm on Flicks nights!
- Where: On Federal Hill, Movie Rain location: inside AVAM's JRVC, 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! AVAM's #Flicks series was listed by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the "World's Best Free Things," and won City Paper's 2014 Best of Baltimore award for "Best Rain or Shine Event." And don't forget: the museum is OPEN & FREE between 5pm and 9pm on Flicks nights! American Visionary Art Museum is located at 800 Key Highway, Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD 21230 (Map), Phone: 410-244-1900.
Flicks From The Hill 2016 Season:
All screenings are at 9pm on Federal Hill & FREE!
- July 28: Karate Kid (MEMBERS' PICK!)
1984 • PG • Director: John G. Avildsen • Starring: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue
A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to martial arts than fighting. (IMDB)
- August 4: STAR WARS: Episode VII: The Force Awakens
2015 • PG-13 • Director: J.J. Abrams • Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. (IMDB)
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Tour de Federal Hill #2 with Race Pace Bicycles • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Start at Race Pace (1414 Key Hwy), End at AVAM (800 Key Hwy) • MORE INFO
Food Trucks: Green Bowl, Madame BBQ, Miss Twist, Slainte On Wheels
- August 11: Life Is Beautiful
1997 • PG-13 • Director: Roberto Benigni • Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini
When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (IMDB)
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Yoga with Baltimore YogaWorks • 6:30-7:15pm • Jim Rouse Visionary Center Plaza • FREE, pre-registration requested • MORE INFO
Food Trucks: Chowhound, Green Bowl, Miss Twist
- August 18: Dreamgirls
2006 • PG-13 • Director: Bill Condon • Starring: Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy
A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. (IMDB)
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Zumba with Federal Hill Fitness • 6:30-7:15pm • Whirligig Main Building Plaza • FREE • MORE INFO
Food Trucks: Green Bowl, Miss Twist, Slainte On Wheels
- August 25: American Graffiti
1973 • PG • Director: George Lucas • Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. (IMDB)
with Flicks Food Truck Night • 5:30-8:30pm • FREE entry! (bring $ to pay for your grub) • Outside @ AVAM • MORE INFO