Free Movies Under the Palm Trees

A free screening of "Midnight in Paris" will take place March 1, part of a free weekly movie series in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Photo: Roger Arpajou/©Sony Pictures Classics/courtesy Everett Collection

"Pictures Under the Palms," a weekly film series in February and March at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, comes with complimentary popcorn and a pre-show DJ set by Tim Martell that starts at 5:30 pm. Screenings begin at 7 pm. More info here.


2/22      Guardians of the Galaxy

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. Starring Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper.

3/1         Midnight in Paris

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every night. Starring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams.

3/8        Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman’s daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. Starring Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh and Ziyi Zhang.

3/15      Viewers can vote for their favorite film to be screened:

Moonrise Kingdom (2000)

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. Starring Bruce Willis, Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward.

O Brother, Where Art Thou

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. Starring George Clooney, John Turturro and Tim Blake Nelson

Romeo + Juliet (1996)

Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.