To start off the summer, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., a public-private management company that oversees Downtown on behalf of City Hall, will be screening a movie every Friday evening throughout the month of July between Wilshire Boulevard and Arizona Avenue.
¬ìThe Sandlot¬î (1993), which will be screened on July 6, is about a young boy¬ís adventures when he moves to a new town and learns to play baseball, making many friends on the way.
On July 13, ¬ìGhostbusters¬î (1984) will be played. This comedy is about three unemployed professors who open a ghost removal business and endure many strange and hilarious situations.
The 2011 animated film ¬ìRio¬î will be shown in 3D on July 20. It relates the adventures between two rare birds, Blu and Jewel, who have been kidnapped and try to escape.
Academy-Award winner for best picture, ¬ìThe Artist¬î, will be played on July 27. The unique black-and-white silent film tells the story of the relationship between a silent film star and a rising actress.
Each movie will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. and will be free of charge. Parking will cost $5 after 6 p.m.