July 14, 2008

Movies Under the Stars for Free

Besides the state's lone drive-in, there are a number other chances to see free movies outdoors this summer. Here is an incomplete list:


Movies on the Block: Summer film series downtown at Westminster and Union streets, beside Tazza restaurant. Every Thursday at dusk. Bring your own snacks and blankets. Schedule: Rocky on July 17; The Birds on July 24; One Crazy Summer on July 31; Rocky Point Movie on Aug. 7; American Graffiti on Aug. 14; Monty Python and the Holy Grail on Aug. 21; Goldfinger on Aug. 28; Star Wars on Sept. 4; Forrest Gump on Sept. 11; Moonstruck on Sept. 18; Top Gun on Sept. 25.

For more information: (401) 421-0254. Web site: www.shopdowncity.com

Stars Under the Stars: Outdoor films at the Bank of America City Center, Kennedy Plaza. WaterFire nights -- July 15, Aug. 12 (at a location to be announced), Aug. 26, and Sept. 2. Showtimes are about 15 minutes after sunset, immediately following the WaterFire lightings. Sponsored by Rhode Island International Film Festival. Web site: www.film-festival.org/StarsUndertheStars.php

Fall River

Battleship Cove's Seaside Cinema: Vintage Disney films shown on the main deck of the battleship Massachusetts every other Thursday at 8:30 p.m., 5 Water St. Voluntary donations. Next show July 24.

For more information: (800) 533-3194, ext. 110. Web site: www.battleshipcove.org


Movies on the beach: Misquamicut Beach, 149 Atlantic Ave. Every Tuesday night. Next movie: The Last Mimzy, July 15, 8:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

For movies, times and locations: (401) 596-7761. Web site: www.westerlychamber.org

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