Free movie screenings in downtown park

Free movie screenings in downtown park
October 17
00:00 2014

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County in collaboration with a/perture cinema and Coffee Park kicked off their “Sunset Flicks” series on Sunday, Oct. 12 with a free screening of the cult classic “The Goonies” in Winston Square Park, 310 N. Marshall St. The B. Kin Band also performed.

Two other free screenings are planned. On Sunday (Oct. 19), “Rudy,” a biopic about Notre Dame’s Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, will be shown and the Dan River Girls will perform. On Sunday, Oct. 26, the Hitchcock classic “The Birds” will be shown. The Twin City Buskers will perform. The films begin at 7 p.m. The music and food truck service starts at 6 p.m.

“We want to continue building vibrancy in downtown Winston-Salem and creating entertainment opportunities that appeal to diverse audiences. Sunset Flicks does just that – movies, music and food – in an amphitheater in the heart of the City of Arts and Innovation,”   said Jim Sparrow, president and CEO of The Arts Council.

Lawren Desai, owner of a/perture cinema, added, “Of course, we are excited about having these popular movies in a public venue for all to enjoy, but we also wanted to create a festive event around the movies with lots of energy that is family friendly.”

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