Free Outdoor Screenings—Indelible Moments: May I Have This Dance

August 4–25, 2022

Bring a blanket or lawn chair to BAMPFA’s huge outdoor LED screen for three free screenings.

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  • The Gold Rush

  • Band of Outsiders

  • Do the Right Thing

  • Upcoming
  • Past
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Past Films

  • Free Outdoor Screening: Do the Right Thing

    • Thursday, August 25 7 PM
    Spike Lee
    United States, 1989

    Lee’s frequently hilarious but hard-hitting drama charts mounting racial tensions on a hot summer day in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. “The funniest, most stylized, most visceral New York street scene this side of Scorseseland” (J. Hoberman, Village Voice).

  • Free Outdoor Screening: Band of Outsiders

    • Thursday, August 18 7 PM
    Jean-Luc Godard
    France, 1964

    Anna Karina gets involved with a pair of would-be burglars in one of Godard’s most accessible and entrancing films, with exquisitely gritty black-and-white cinematography by Raoul Coutard and music by Michel Legrand. “Like a reverie of a gangster movie” (Pauline Kael).

  • Free Outdoor Screening: The Gold Rush

    • Thursday, August 4 7 PM
    Charles Chaplin
    United States, 1925

    The reedited 1942 version of The Gold Rush will be shown for free on Sunday, June 12, in the Barbro Osher Theater.

    A hapless prospector tries his luck in the frozen north in a film that glitters with some of Charlie Chaplin’s most memorable nuggets of comedy, including a pair of dancing rolls.