Hidden Figures, Ferris Bueller, Princess Bride, Moana Coming to Farragut Park

Monday, February 27, 2017

Golden Triangle District’s 2017 Free Film Series Features Hollywood Blockbusters, Family Favorites

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 27, 2017 – The Golden Triangle Business Improvement (BID) in Washington, D.C. is raising the curtain on its Golden Cinema Film Series to be hosted this summer in Farragut Park. Outdoor movies will be shown at sunset every Friday beginning in early June and running through the first week of August, at the conclusion of the ongoing Farragut Friday events. Academy Award Best Picture Nominee Hidden Figures will kick off the series on Friday, June 2.

This is the fifth season of the free film series, which each year attracts thousands of movie fans to enjoy a favorite film under the stars. Pursuant to National Park Service regulations, all movies are G, PG, or PG-13.

“The Golden Triangle Film Series brings together people who work in the neighborhood, as well as residents from the extended community. It’s a wonderful event for a date night or a family picnic and a great way to unwind and kick off a summer weekend,” said Leona Agouridis, Golden Triangle BID Executive Director. “We are thrilled to be able to offer such a wonderful schedule of entertainment and look forward to welcoming hundreds of movie fans to enjoy these special evenings with us.”

This year’s schedule of films is as follows:

June 2 – Hidden Figures (PG)
June 9 – 500 Days of Summer (PG-13)
June 16 – Moana (PG)
June 23 – The Princess Bride (PG)
June 30 – Dirty Dancing (PG-13)
July 7 – Ghostbusters (2016) (PG-13)
July 14 – Finding Dory (PG)
July 21 – Big (PG)
July 28 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13)
August 4 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13)

Two rain dates are held for August 11 and 18, if needed. More information about the Golden Cinema Film Series can be found at https://goldentriangledc.com.

 

About the Golden Triangle BID

The Golden Triangle BID is a non-profit corporation that works to enhance the Golden Triangle — the 43 block neighborhood that stretches from the front yard of the White House to Dupont Circle. The primary focus of the BID is to provide a clean, safe, and vibrant environment within this remarkable neighborhood, and to retain and attract businesses to the Golden Triangle. Founded in 1997, the Golden Triangle BID encourages economic development through capital improvement projects, a variety of engaging events, and public art projects. The BID connects its members to numerous resources, events, and information in and around the neighborhood and strives to increase quality of life through public safety and maintenance services. Together with corporate and government partners, the BID develops and implements programs that strengthen the vitality of the Golden Triangle. Learn more at: http://goldentriangledc.com

For more information, contact:Steve Simon
ssimon@goldentriangledc.com
202-463-6986

Mittie Rooney
mrooney@axcomgroup.com
301-602-8709

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