Moving Image Presents SEVEN NIGHTS WITH HARRY POTTER July 15

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When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 opens in theaters on July 15, it will mark the last installment in the most successful film franchise of all time. Museum of the Moving Image will give New York audiences a special opportunity to see the first seven Harry Potter movies on the big screen, with a series of evening screenings from July 6 through 13. The first seven films in the series, which have earned approximately $6.4 billion worldwide, will be shown in 35mm studio prints from Warner Bros. Pictures. The screenings will take place in the Museum's beautiful new 267-seat theater.

Tickets for each film are $12 public/$8 Museum members / Free for Red Carpet Kids and Silver Screen members and above. A series ticket is available for $50/$35 Museum members. Tickets are available online at movingimage.us, or by phone at 718 777 6800.

SCHEDULE FOR ‘SEVEN NIGHTS WITH HARRY POTTER,' JULY 6-13, 2011
All screenings take place at Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria). Note ticket prices / series pass above.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Wednesday, July 6, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. Chris Columbus. 2001, 152 mins. 35mm. Based on the first of J.K. Rowling's popular novels, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone tells the story of a boy who learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on the adventure of a lifetime.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Thursday, July 7, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. Chris Columbus. 2002, 161 mins. 35mm. Young wizards Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger face new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. 2004, 141 mins. 35 mm. Harry and his friends Ron and Hermione return for their third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where the teenagers are forced to face their darkest fears as they confront a dangerous escaped prisoner and the equally foreboding Dementors, who are sent there to protect them.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Saturday, July 9, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. Mike Newell. 2005, 157 mins. 35 mm. Harry must contend with being mysteriously selected to compete in the prestigious Triwizard Tournament, a thrilling international competition that pits him against older and more experienced students from Hogwarts and two rival European wizarding schools.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Sunday, July 10, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. David Yates. 2007, 138 mins. 35 mm. Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts only to discover that much of the wizarding community has been led to believe that the story of the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort is a lie, putting Harry's integrity in question.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Monday, July 11, 7:00 p.m.
Dir. David Yates. 2009, 153 mins. 35 mm. Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1
Wednesday, July13, 7:00p.m.
Dir. David Yates. 2010, 146 mins. 35 mm. The final chapter of the Harry Potter film series begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione leave Hogwarts behind and set out to find and destroy the Horcruxes-the secret to Voldemort's power and immortality.

MUSEUM INFORMATION
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, 10:30 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Closed on Monday except for holiday openings).
Film Screenings: See schedule above for schedule.
Museum Admission: $10.00 for adults; $7.50 for persons over 65 and for students with ID; $5.00 for children ages 3-18. Children under 3 and Museum members are admitted free. Admission to the galleries is free on Fridays, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Paid admission includes film screenings (except for special ticketed events and Friday evenings) Tickets for special screenings and events may be purchased in advance online at movingimage.us or by phone at 718.777.6800.
Location: 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street) in Astoria.
Subway: R or M trains (R on weekends) to Steinway Street. N or Q trains to 36 Avenue.
Program Information: Telephone: 718.777.6888; Website: http://movingimage.us

The Museum is housed in a building owned by the City of New York and its operations are made possible in part by public funds provided through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Natural Heritage Trust (administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation). The Museum also receives generous support from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. For more information, please visit http://movingimage.us