June 22nd “CREED” 8:40pm

Coming up NEXT!

Wednesday June 22nd

Bring a chair, Bring a friend

CREED

directed by Ryan Coogler

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Starring:

Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad

Adonis Johnson, the son of the famous boxing champion Apollo Creed, is following in his fathers footsteps…instead this time he’s not fighting Rocky Balboa….Rocky Balboa is in his corner-as his mentor & friend.

RATED: PG-13

Watch the trailer!

http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3155604249/imdb/embed?autoplay=false&width=480

Movie starts after sunset–8:40pm

FREE MOVIE & POPCORN

Remember–if it rains or is forecast to rain we may postpone to the following Wednesday. We will notify via social media so check here, on our Twitter feed @VVPAJC , or on our Facebook page:Van Vorst Park Association.

You can also subscribe to our mailing list at: vvpa.org

Blasting off in 5,4,3,2…

It may have been a miserable afternoon…but the skies are clear and we are a go.

Fair warning….it may be a bit chilly so dress accordingly!

See you after sunset, 8;30 or later!!

 

Films in Van Vorst 12th Season

We are blasting off Wednesday June 8th and heading into our 12th season-

Join us—Bring a chair, Bring a friend and watch ~~

THE MARTIAN-

directed by Ridley Scott

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Starring:

Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena

Nominted for 7 Oscars, Won 2 Golden Globes!

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. How will he survive?  Or will he?

Watch the trailer!

Movie starts after sunset, 8:30 0r later.

Remember–if it rains or is forecast to rain we may postpone to the following Wednesday. We will notify via social media so check here, on our Twitter feed @VVPAJC , or on our Facebook page:Van Vorst Park Association.  You can also subscribe to our mailing list at: vvpa.org


Our full 12th season will be announced next Wednesday~

We would like to take this opportunity thank Dixon Leasing:A subsidiary of Dixon Advisory again for their generous donation last year that helped us purchase a new screen & projector!  Thanks as well to Friends of Van Vorst Park & The City of Jersey City. Our full sponsor list for the summer coming soon!

See you next week in the Park!

 

Are you ready?

We are….almost!

June 8th will be our first film of the season if it doesn’t rain…so SAVE THE DATE….and we think with all the rain we’ve had this spring it’s going to be a perfect summer for Films in Van Vorst! RIGHT???

We are working on quite the lineup with new films, old films, a documentary and another audience poll!!  Stay tuned…we will post within the next few days.

In the meantime….you can help us keep bringing free films to you….two ways:

Volunteer–email us at filmsinvanvorst@aol.com

Donate–Want to be a sponsor? Email us filmsinvanvorst@aol.com or you can join us for our June 10th Golf Outing —tickets available at Eventbrite VVPA 2016 FORE!

October 24th ” The Rocky Horror Picture Show” 8:00 pm

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” The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Directed by Jim Sharman

rated R

( no unaccompanied minors will be permitted)

The 1975 Musical and cult classic, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meat Loaf and Barry Bostwick .  A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N Furter.

click below to view the original trailer

September 2nd “Selma” 8:00 pm

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Selma

directed by

Ava Duvernay

 A chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. Starring David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson and Tim Roth.

This year is the 50 anniversary of the march.

Click below to view the trailer

August 19th “The Goonies” 8:15 pm

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directed by

Richard Donner

This summer is the 30th anniversary of the classic 1985 adventure comedy,

Written by Steven Spielberg and Chris Columbus and starring Sean Astin,

Josh Brolin, Cory Feldman and Jeff Cohen it tells the story of

  a group of misfits who set out to find a pirate’s ancient treasure

in order to save their home from foreclosure.

click below to view the original theatrical trailer

August 5th “St. Vincent” 8:15 PM

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St. Vincent

directed by

Theodore Melfi

Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Chris O’Dowd star in this 2014 comedy.

The story centers on a young boy who finds a mentor in an unlikely war veteran who lives next door.

click below to view the trailer

One week left to vote!

What film do you want to see on August 19th? So far The Goonies are in the lead…take our poll -voting ends on August 1st!

As it stands today:

The Goonies: 139

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: 123

Theory of Everything: 122

Hero 6: 95

Cinema Paradiso: 59

Bride & Prejuidice: 30

 

July 22nd “Underwater Dreams” 8:30 pm

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“Underwater Dreams”

written and directed by

A documentary released in 2014 and narrated by Michael Peña. The film follows the epic story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts, and challenge engineering powerhouse MIT in the process.

click below to view the trailer

click below to view the introduction by president Obama