Outdoor Film fest at Grant Park

August 25, 2009 10:26:12 AM PDT
Bring your lawn chair, blankets and a few snacks to recreate the fun of the 1950's at Chicago's "Outdoor Film Festival" in Grant Park.The festival will feature a total of seven American classics this summer. The festival will show one classic every Tuesday evening at dusk from July 14 to August 25.

This summer will mark the 10th annual film festival, and will kick off on July 14 with the Turner Classic movie, "Sunset Boulevard." The movie will be introduced by Ben Mankiewicz, daytime weekend host of Turner Classic Movies, and also the co-host of At The Movies on ABC7.

Chicago's "Outdoor Film Festival" movies can be seen in Grant Park's Butler Field, and admission is free.

The following films will be shown this summer in Grant Park:

"Sunset Boulevard" July 14 -- 8:58 p.m.

"Duck Soup" July 21 -- 8:52 p.m.

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" July 28 -- 8:45 p.m.

"Born Yesterday" August 4 -- 8:37 p.m.

"Psycho" August 11-- 8:27 p.m.

"Young Mr. Lincoln" August 18 -- 8:17 p.m.

"Tootsie" August 25 -- 8:05 p.m.

For more information on the Outdoor Film Festival, visit chicagooutdoorfilmfestival.us

Location
Butler Field in Grant Park
Lake Shore Drive and Monroe Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60603

The Chicago Park District also hosts films -- Movies in the Park -- at local parks across the city.


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