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Cinema Connex Film Series: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

  • Search Party Studio 71 Wave Street Staten Island, NY, 10304 United States (map)
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

January 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - January 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Saturday January 12 | Door @ 7pm, Film @ 8pm RSVP HERE
AND Sunday January 13 | Door at 5pm, Film @ 6pm RSVP HERE
Location: Search Party Studio, 71 Wave Street, Staten Island, NY

If dinner and a movie are in your weekend plans, head downtown! Join Staten Island Arts and our Cinema Connex restaurant partners for Downtown Dinner & A Movie. From January through June, enjoy a FREE independent film screening at Search Party Studio on the North Shore, and before or after, grab a hearty dinner on Bay Street and drinks or coffee at a bustling downtown spot – with 20% off your bill.

Participating restaurants: Chang Noi ThaiCraft HouseErrigos RestaurantEverything Goes Book CafeFork & Grooves, and Lakruwana. Enjoy these venues in the St. George, Tompkinsville and Stapleton neighborhoods. Check back here to get your 20% off coupon.

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. This emotional and moving film takes us beyond the zippered cardigans, Sperry sneakers and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius who inspired generations of children and adults through his compassion and imagination. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (“20 Feet from Stardom”).

Rating: PG 13 | Run time: 1 hr and 24 minutes
VIEW Trailer

View more upcoming films in the Cinema Connex lineup.

This program is made possible, in part, by support with public funds from the New York City Department of Small Business Services through its Neighborhood 360 program, created to identify, develop and launch commercial revitalization projects in partnership with local stakeholders; the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Earlier Event: January 13
Live Irish Music | Staten Island Seisiún
Later Event: January 13
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