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June 2019

Movies in the Park: McKiernan

June 20 @ 8:30 pm
McKiernan Park, 10714 S. Sawyer Ave + Google Map

Avengers: Infinity War will be screened at McKiernan Park (10714 S. Sawyer Ave.) on Thursday, June 20 at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome

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Kennedy Park: Storytown Improv

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kennedy Park, 11320 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643
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Storytown Improv will bring an improvised, interactive musical adventure to Kennedy Park (11320 S. Western Ave) on Tuesday, June 25 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Recommended for children ages 3 -10 and their families.

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Beverly Library: Documentary Movie Screening:  Tab Hunter Confidential – for Adults and Teens

June 26 @ 6:00 pm
Beverly Branch Library, 1962 W. 95th Street + Google Map

Documentary Movie Screening:  Tab Hunter Confidential – for Adults and Teens  Chicago Public Library Pride programming   In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is number one at the box office, music charts and Hollywood's most sought-after star and America's boy next door.   Nothing, it seems, can damage his skyrocketing career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter is secretly gay.  In this documentary, meet the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us the whole story of a happy, healthy…

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BACinema: Animated Oscar Shorts

June 26 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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Join us for our annual screening of Oscar Nominated Short Films. This year we screen the Oscar nominated animated films of 2018. The films are as follows: ANIMAL BEHAVIOR (Canada, 14 mins) BAO (USA, 8 mins) LATE AFTERNOON (Ireland, 10 Mins) ONE SMALL STEP (USA/China, 8 mins) WEEKENDS (USA, 15 mins) All films are family-friendly and parents are encouraged to bring their children. Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30PM TICKETS $6 • $5 BAC Members

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July 2019

Movies in the Park: Jaws

July 2 @ 8:30 pm
Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr. + Google Map

JAWS at Ridge Park Tuesday, July 2 at 8:30 p.m. Ridge Park is hosting a screening of Spielberg's Jaws. A new-to-town Chief of Police (Roy Scheider) joins forces with a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a seasoned shark hunter to track down the great white beast that is terrorizing the small seaside town of Amity. PG | 124 minutes | 1975 *Closed Captioned Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.

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BACinema: Coraline

July 10 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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The kids are out of school and the entire family has some downtime. So why not catch a movie that works as a both a gripping children’s fantasy and a dark, atmospheric work of speculative fiction for inquisitive adults from one of the masters of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy genre, Neil Gaiman? A critically acclaimed animated film that blends 3D-Animation with Stop-Motion animation, Coraline is also directed by a master of the animated form, Henry Selick, best known for The Nightmare Before…

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BACinema: The Hate U Give

July 24 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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The title for The Hate U Give comes from a memorable acronym popularized by rappers such as Tupac. Put the first letters of each word together and you get THUG. This is not a celebration but a biting commentary offered by the film, based on the acclaimed YA novel of the same name. When Starr witnesses the shooting of her best friend from childhood by a police officer, it shatters her communities—the one where she attends school and the impoverished…

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August 2019

BACinema: Troll 2

August 7 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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Part of Facepalm August In the annals of awful sequels, this is a film that…you won’t find, because it really is not a sequel to Troll at all, given its entirely different plot and utter lack of actual trolls. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Troll 2 stands alone. Made in 1990 by an obscure Italian director who wanted to make a horror film in North America, and was willing to capitalize on the success of an earlier, unrelated film to do…

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BACinema: Manos: The Hands of Fate

August 21 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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The folks of Mystery Science Theater 3000 once memorably the 1966 curio Manos: The Hands of Fate as posessing a visual style that looked like “everybody’s last known photograph.” The movie has been memorably described as lots of other things, too. All of which is to say the film is genuinely eerie, genuinely atmospheric and genuinely awful, disorganized and hilarious. We might start by noting that the title translates to “Hands: The Hands of Fate.” We might continue to note…

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September 2019

BACinema: City Lights

September 5 @ 7:30 pm
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.
Chicago, 60655
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BACinema presents City Lights, a 1931 American pre-code silent film written, produced, directed by, and starring Charlie Chaplin The story follows the misadventures of Chaplin's Tramp as he falls in love with a blind girl (Virginia Cherrill) and develops a turbulent friendship with an alcoholic millionaire (Harry Meyers). Free Parking & Full Bar TICKETS $6 • $5 BAC Members Tickets will be available for purchase at the door and online at www.beverlyartcenter.org

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