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Free movies in New York City

If you like to go to the cinema often, then spend a considerable amount per month. How to save money on going to the cinema? There is a great solution — free film screenings in New York — every week there are many screenings not only in cinemas but also in libraries, cultural spaces, and clubs.

Free film screenings are different: rare and little-known films, modern cinema, for children, festival films, documentaries. Various workshops and creative meetings with directors are often held.

You don’t have to have money to go to the movies. In this section, you will find out when and where free film screenings will take place.

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Today

 04:45 PM-07:00 PM EDT  Ottendorfer Library

New Films: “Wonka” (2023)

Wonka is a musical fantasy film directed by Paul King, from a script he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

Tomorrow

 03:00 PM-04:00 PM EDT  Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

Reel to Read Movies: “Cyrano” (2021)

Cyrano is a 2021 romantic drama musical film directed by Joe Wright and with a screenplay by Erica Schmidt, based on Schmidt’s 2018 stage musical of the same name, itself based on the 1897 Edmond Rostand play Cyrano de Bergerac.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 25, 2024 (Thursday)

 02:00 PM-04:00 PM EDT  Hudson Park Library

Movies at Hudson Park: “Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom” (2023)

After failing to defeat Aquaman the first time, Black Manta wields the power of the mythic Black Trident to unleash an ancient and evil force.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 06:00 PM-08:00 PM EDT  Jefferson Market Library

Thursday Night Movies: “Merchant of Four Seasons” (1972)

Directed by the acclaimed Rainer Werner Fassbinder, “Merchant of Four Seasons” (1972) is a poignant drama that delves into the life of Hans Epp, a fruit vendor struggling with societal pressures and personal disappointments.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 26, 2024 (Friday)

 01:00 PM-03:45 PM EDT  Mulberry Street Library

Movies at Mulberry Street Presents: “Dune: Part 1” (2021)

“Dune: Part One” is a 2021 science fiction epic based on the first half of Frank Herbert’s seminal 1965 novel.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 02:00 PM-03:45 PM EDT  53rd Street Library, Theater

Family Movies: “Hercules” (1997)

Disney’s animated musical “Hercules” (1997) reimagines the classic Greek myth of the demigod hero. Stolen as a baby by Hades, god of the Underworld, and forced to live as a half-man, half-god on Earth, Hercules remains unaware of his true identity and immense strength.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

April 27, 2024 (Saturday)

 02:00 PM-04:00 PM EDT  Parkchester Library

Film Screening “65” (2023)

After a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills quickly discovers he’s stranded on Earth — 65 million years ago.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa
 02:00 PM-04:00 PM EDT  St. Agnes Library

Film Screening and Filmmaker Q&A: “The Automat” (2021)

“The Automat” is a 2021 documentary film that delves into the history and cultural impact of Horn & Hardart, the iconic chain of automat restaurants that thrived in Philadelphia and New York City throughout the 20th century.

Published: April 20, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

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