Red Hook Flicks Announces Lineup of Free Outdoor Film Screenings
RED HOOK — Animated flicks, cult classics and high drama are headed to Red Hook this summer when the neighborhood’s free summer movie series kicks off in July.
Red Hook Flicks is returning to Valentino Pier every Tuesday night from July 8 to Aug. 26 with films like “Dazed and Confused,” “Madagascar” and “Independence Day,” organizers announced Sunday.
“On the Waterfront,” a 1954 crime drama starring Marlon Brando was this year’s neighborhood choice, which locals chose during a fundraiser hosted over the weekend.
Local eateries such as Home/Made, Pok Pok Ny and Hometown BBQ that are sponsoring the event will sell food at the pier each night. Moviegoers can also bring their own snacks and drinks to the screenings, but alcohol is not allowed at city parks, according to Red Hook Flicks’ website.
The film screenings will begin around 8:30 p.m. or when it gets dark.
Here’s a full lineup of this summer’s films and sponsors:
► "Dazed and Confused," July 8
Red Hook Bait and Tackle and The Good Fork
► "Hustle and Flow," July 15
Pickett Furniture and Home/Made
► "The Incredibles," July 22
Fort Defiance and Dry Dock Wine + Spirits
► "Fried Green Tomatoes," July 29
The O’Connell Organization and Hometown BBQ
► "Paris is Burning," August 5
Find Home Furnishings and Pok Pok Ny
► "Madagascar," August 12
Sunny’s Bar and Brooklyn Ice House
► "Independence Day," August 19
Waterfront Kitchens and Mark’s Pizza
► "On the Waterfront," August 26
Movers Not Shakers! and Red Hook Lobster Pound