MOCA Cinema at Columbus Park Summer 2018

Fri, Jun 8, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Fri, Jun 15, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Fri, Jun 29, 2018 @ 8:30pm - 10:00pm

Join NYC Parks and the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) for four film screenings at Columbus Park in the month of June. Pack a picnic, grab a blanket, and come enjoy a movie. Movies begin at dusk.

MOCA CINEMA at Columbus Park is free and open to the public.

 

LOCATION:
Columbus Park
Bayard, Baxter, Worth & Mulberry Streets
New York, New York 10038

***All movie screenings will be held at the Columbus Park Ball Field, where chairs are prohibited. Patrons are encouraged to bring a blanket or towel for seating. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited.***

FILM SCHEDULE:

Friday, June 8 // 8:00 pm
Mulan
Dir. Tony Bancroft & Barry Cook | USA | 1998 | 88 min
Disney feature animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. Fearful that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military, Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) takes his spot -- though, as a girl living under a patriarchal regime, she is technically unqualified to serve. She cleverly impersonates a man and goes off to train with fellow recruits.

 

Friday, June 15 // 8:00 pm
The NinjaGo Lego Movie
Dir. Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan | USA | 2017 | 101 mins
High school student moonlight as ninjas and fight to defend their island of Ninjago. Starring Jackie Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Olivia Munn, Constance Wu, Randall Park, Charlyne Yi, Ali Wong.

Friday, June 22 // 8:00 pm
Pushing Hands
Dir. Ang Lee | Taiwan | 1991 | 105 min
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee made his directorial debut in this drama about Mr. Chu, a widowed tai-chi master, who moves from Beijing to New York to reunite with his son. Lee captures the struggles that come with adjusting to a new life and a new culture.

 

Friday, June 29 // 8:30 pm
Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon
Dir. Michael Schultz | USA | 1985 | 109 mins
Throwback with MOCA for this '80s kung-fu musical comedy. Set in New York City, the movie follows a martial artist named Leroy Green (A.K.A. "Bruce Leroy"), who has dreams of becoming a great martial artist like his idol Bruce Lee.

 

 

This series is co-sponsored by:

      

Special thank you to NYC Council Member Margaret Chin’s support.