Millennium Park Summer Film Series: 2016 Schedule Released

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Grab a blanket and a folding chair -- the popular downtown Summer Film Series is returning to Millennium Park.

Kicking off June 21, Tuesday summer nights will once again feature movies at the park, including “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Finding Nemo,” and “Grease.”

For the first time, Chicagoans will be able to vote for the final film shown on Aug. 30. There will also be a double feature on July 19.

All films are free and start at 6:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavillion, 201 E. Randolph St., according to the city.

Guests can watch the films from the Jay Pritzker Pavillion or on the Great Lawn. Seating at the pavilion is first-come, first-served.

Here’s the full schedule:

Tuesday, June 21
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986; PG-13, 103 mins)

Tuesday, June 28
Soul Food (1997; R, 115 mins)

Tuesday, July 5
A League of Their Own (1992; PG, 125 mins)

Tuesday, July 12
Thelma & Louise (1991; R, 120 mins)

Tuesday, July 19
Moonstruck (1988; PG, 102 mins)
Silence of the Lambs – late-night showing (1991; R, 118 mins)

Tuesday, July 26
Kartemquin Films 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, August 2
West Side Story (1961; Unrated, 152 mins)

Tuesday, August 9
Grease (1978; PG-13, 110 mins)

Tuesday, August 16
Finding Nemo (2003; G, 100 mins)

Tuesday, August 23
Purple Rain (1984; PG, 111 min)

Tuesday, August 30
Favorite Chicago Film
Audience members will vote on their favorite Chicago film to be shown; details on voting later be announced.

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