Film fanatics of all ages are invited to enjoy Michigan’s beautiful summer nights outside Little Caesars Arena for “The District Detroit Movie Nights” presented by Chevrolet, a free cinema series running Aug. 7 – Sept. 6.
With reserved seating that enables social distancing and other safety measures in place, Chevrolet Plaza will be transformed into an outdoor theater featuring two movies per week. Guests will have an opportunity to support many local restaurants with food trucks and tents located outside the arena. Complimentary parking will be available at the Henry West Garage, located at 128 W. Fisher Service Dr.
Movies will air at 7 p.m. EST on Fridays and Sundays. To ensure safe social distancing with a limited capacity, reservations are necessary, and can be made here. Confirmed attendees will be required to wear face masks, and temperature checks and health screenings will be conducted. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chair or towel to sit on in Chevrolet Plaza.
“The District Detroit Movie Nights” line-up offers something for everyone, and begins with “Amazing Grace” on Friday, Aug. 7. One week later, on Aug. 14, “The Russian Five” will be shown, the true story of Russian-born Detroit Red Wings teammates that became family and Stanley Cup Champions.
As part of the Detroit Tigers’ celebration of Negro Leagues Weekend, a screening of the 1976 sports comedy, “The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings,” will be shown on Sunday, Aug. 16. This movie is about a team of enterprising ex-Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. The cinema series will wrap up on Sunday, Sept. 6 with a screening of the 1992 classic, “The Mighty Ducks.”
For more information on “The District Detroit Movie Nights,” please visit follow @DistrictDetroit on social media, or visit DistrictDetroit.com/MovieNights.
The complete schedule is as follows:
Friday, Aug. 7: “Amazing Grace” (G)
Sunday, Aug. 9: “Remember the Titans” (PG)
Friday, Aug. 14: “The Russian Five” (NR)
Sunday, Aug. 16: “The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings” (PG)
Friday, Aug. 21: “The Lion King” (PG)
Sunday, Aug. 23: “Field of Dreams” (PG)
Friday, Aug. 28: “42” (PG-13)
Sunday, Aug. 30: “Rudy” (PG)
Friday, Sept. 4: “A League of Their Own” (PG)
Sunday, Sept. 6: “The Mighty Ducks” (PG)