The Post, Black Panther to Headline Golden Cinema Summer Series in Farragut Square

Friday, February 23, 2018

Golden Triangle Business Improvement District to Present 10-Movie Season of Classics and New Releases

New blockbusters, cult favorites and an all-time classic will highlight this summer’s 10-movie Golden Cinema season of outdoor movies in Farragut Square, presented by the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District as part of its signature Farragut Fridays series.

Outdoor movies will be shown at sunset every Friday beginning on June 1 and running through the first week of August. Academy Award Best Picture Nominee The Post will kick off the series on Friday, June 1 and the new, box office smash Black Panther will close out the 10-week series on Friday, August 3.

This is the sixth season of the Golden Triangle’s free movie series, which each year attracts thousands of movie fans to enjoy some of their favorite films under the stars.  Pursuant to National Park Service regulations, all movies shown in the series are rated G, PG, or PG-13.

“Golden Cinema is a phenomenal event that brings families, friends and co-workers together for a relaxing evening or a date night, to watch movie favorites under the stars and in the iconic setting of Farragut Square,”  said Leona Agouridis, Golden Triangle BID Executive Director. “It’s a great way to unwind at the end of a long work week and we are always thrilled to welcome hundreds of movie fans to enjoy these special evenings with us.”

This year’s Golden Cinema schedule is as follows:

June 1 – The Post
June 8 – The Devil Wears Prada
June 15 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
June 22 – La La Land
June 29 – Beauty and the Beast (2017)
July 6 – Back to the Future
July 13 – Coco
July 20 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
July 27 – Casablanca
August 3 – Black Panther

Two rain dates are held for August 10 and 17, 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-square-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

Media contact:

Steve Simon
ssimon@goldentriangledc.com
202-463-6986

 

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