The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board hits the road during the summer with a free movie series that travels to parks across the city. More than 60 family-friendly features, mini-series, film classics, and new releases are shown outdoors at dusk, Monday through Saturday.
This year's themes include New Releases, Totally 80s, All Time Favorites, Family Fun, Fright Night, Kung Fu Theater, and Baseball Classics. Movies start 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, or pack a picnic basket for a fun and relaxing summer evening. Snacks are for sale at some locations.
Movies with an Important Message
The Terrifying statistics about the act of bullying and the chaos it causes are a harsh reality. Bullying plays a part in missing vital days of education, damages to self-confidence, extreme peer pressure, contemplation of suicide, and even accidental Juvenile homicide. The effects of bullying are felt by the individual, his or her family, and the community that surrounds them.
Boy's Cry is a fiction film based on a true account that details the tale of an African raised teenager whose life takes an incredible turn for the worse when his peers target him for his differences in culture and ultimately force him to engage in acts that, without influence, he would never commit.