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.