The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Cinema Northampton presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Wednesday September 28th, 2016
7:00 PM
Pulaski Park
Free Admission
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The all-new Northampton Film Festival launches on Wednesday September 28th with a FREE Cinema Northampton outdoor screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Northampton’s newly renovated Pulaski Park right in the middle of downtown Northampton.

Brought to you in part by the City of Northampton.

Come hang out early and you’ll see Stormtroopers from Vader’s 501st Legion of New England wandering the city, a Star Wars costume contest for area youth with prizes from local businesses, and an adult costume-optional after-party at the secret Rebel Base, Northampton’s The Foundry, where Star Wars-themed beer taps will greet 21+ film fans.

6:00 pm – Youth Star Wars Costume Contest
6:30 pm – Music by the Super 8 Players at Pulaski Park
7:00 pm – Film Starts at Pulaski Park
9:30 pm – 21+ after-party at the Secret Rebel Base (The Foundry)

Who hosts these screenings?
Cinema Northampton is a collaboration between Northampton Community Television, Northampton Arts Council, Forbes Library, and Northampton Parks and Rec.

Where are the screenings?
Screening locations change from month to month and are listed on this site.

How should I plan?
We recommend bringing blankets, bug spray, snacks, cash for food vendors, and a flashlight. If you bring a lawn chair, please do not set it up on the lawn at Pulaski Park. We recommend arriving early to claim a good spot.

Are the movies family-friendly?

Most of them are. Please refer to the IMDB parental guide.

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