Brooklyn Bridge Park Movies With A View: The Maltese Falcon

When:Thursday, July 16, 2009
Time:6:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Where:Brooklyn Bridge Park
Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park section

Welcome to the summer of capers, thrillers, and heists!
This summer sidle up, nab a patch of grass, and walk off with a night of fabulous entertainment without paying a red cent. It’s the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s tenth anniversary of our Movies With A View film series!Come down to enjoy one of the city’s premiere outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront. The films are chosen by an all-volunteer Film Committee and each feature is preceded by a short film. DJs from Brooklyn Radio kick off the evening, spinning tunes as the sun sets, and RICE sells delicious dinners onsite. Complimentary bike valet provided by Transportation Alternatives. FREE!

The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Directed by John Huston
101 minutes/NR

Hard-drinking, swaggering P.I. Sam Spade gets entangled in a wide web of plotting to steal a foot-high, jewel-encrusted statuette worth a fortune. Dames, gumshoes, and nefarious schemers abound in this film noir classic, based on Dashiell Hammett’s novel of the same name. Featuring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, and Peter Lorre.

Short: Under the Rollercoaster directed by Lila Place

To thousands, the Thunderbolt Roller Coaster was a Coney Island icon, but for Mae Timpano it was home. This enchanting film examines the true-life experience of one woman and her unique relationsip with Coney Island living under the famed Thunderbolt Roller Coaster.

DJ: MonkOne

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