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SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Kicks Off Bryant Park Summer Film Festival; Full Line-Up Announced

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Kicks Off Bryant Park Summer Film Festival; Full Line-Up Announced

The lineup has been announced for the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival, kicking off on June 16th with the John Travolta classic, "Saturday Night Fever."

The full line-up is as follows:

June 16th: "Saturday Night Fever"

June 23: "The Mark Of Zorro"

June 30: "A Soldier's Story"

July 7: "Blazing Saddles"

July 14: "Suddenly Last Summer"

July 21: "National Lampoon's Vacation"

July 28: "Key Largo"

Aug. 4: "The Karate Kid"

Aug. 11: "Lover Come Back"

Aug. 18: "The Shining"

Additional information:

Bryant Park is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and between 40th and 42nd Streets.

No chairs, tables, dogs, plastic sheets, tarps, bags, or pads are permitted on the lawn. Free bike parking available in the park at the Pétanque Courts (6th Avenue and 41st Street).

A Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) service provides open-captions and Assistive Listening Devices are available for each film. Please come to the projection trailer on the Upper Terrace for more information.

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Lawn Area Access:

For the protection of all Film Festival attendees, all bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. will be inspected before entering the Lawn Area (the Lawn and surrounding gravel area).

The gravel area surrounding the Lawn opens at 4:00pm. The Lawn opens at 5:00pm. Should you leave the Lawn Area, all packages, bags, etc. will be inspected again upon re-entry.

The checkpoints are necessary to safeguard all those in attendance at the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival.

Film Festival Hotline: 212-512-5700

Click here for further information

The Bryant Park Corporation was founded in 1980 with a charge to reclaim Bryant Park for the people of New York City. Since then, the talent, dedication and execution of the BPC board and staff has transformed the park into the greatest public space in the world. The ongoing mission of the BPC is: to create a rich and dynamic visual, cultural and intellectual outdoor experience for New Yorkers and visitors alike; to enhance the real estate values of its neighbors by continuously improving the park; to burnish the park's status as a prime NYC tourist destination by presenting a meticulously maintained venue for free entertainment events; and to help prevent crime and disorder in the park by attracting thousands of patrons, at all hours, thus fostering a safe environment.

The BPC is privately funded, and operates Bryant Park with private sector techniques and management methods. Working as agent for the City of New York, the BPC provides sanitation, security services, spotless restrooms, colorful gardens, and seasonal horticultural installations for the park, and maintains a lush lawn that is open to the public. The BPC also works with civic minded corporations and park patrons to offer interesting amenities, free educational programs and free high-level entertainment for people of all ages. Careful selection and management of concessionaires ensures that park visitors have access to high quality food and merchandise. As it strives to improve the park each year, the BPC pays close attention to other models and constantly seeks innovations, whether from its own staff or from outside, always with an eye on the ultimate goal: presenting the perfect park to the public.


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