INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Museum of Art recently announced the schedule for The National Bank of Indianapolis 2013 Summer Nights Film Series.
From June 7 to Aug. 30, movies will be shown every Friday in the IMA Amphitheater, located on the west side of the museum and facing The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres. This season's featured films range from timeless black-and-white favorites to modern cult classics.
"This year, The National Bank of Indianapolis is proud to return as the title sponsor of The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series. This partnership with the Indianapolis Museum of Art highlights the rich ties that The National Bank of Indianapolis has to our community" said Morris Maurer, president of The National Bank of Indianapolis.
Since the series debuted in 1976, the IMA has hosted 310 screenings. This year, The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series offers something for everyone and includes horror, action, comedy, musicals, and romance. The 2013 series begins on June 7 with "Pillow Talk," a 1959 classic directed by Michael Gordon.
Starting April 15, the community is invited to visit the IMA blog and vote for their favorite of three John Hughes films. At the end of voting, either "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club," or "Pretty in Pink" will be screened Aug. 30. The John Hughes selection is presented in partnership with the LGBT Indianapolis Film Festival.
The National Bank of Indianapolis 2013 Summer Nights Film schedule:
- June 7: "Pillow Talk"
(1959, directed by Michael Gordon, 102 mins., NR)
- June 14: "Jurassic Park"
(1993, directed by Steven Spielberg, 127 mins., PG-13)
- June 21: "Dirty Dancing"
(1987, directed by Emile Ardolino, 97 mins., PG-13)
- June 28: "National Lampoon's Animal House"
(1978, directed by John Landis, 109 mins., R)
- July 5: "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
(1981, directed by Steven Spielberg, 115 mins., PG)
- July 12: "The King and I"
(1956, directed by Walter Lang, 133 mins., G)
- July 19: "The Exorcist"
(1973, directed by William Friedkin, 121 mins., R)
- July 26: "Notorious"
(1946, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 101 mins., NR)
- Aug. 2: "There's Something About Mary"
(1998, directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly, 118 mins., R)
- Aug. 9: "Hoosiers"
(1986, directed by David Anspaugh, 114 mins., PG)
- Aug. 16: "The Big Sleep"
(1946, directed by Howard Hawks, 114 mins., NR)
- Aug. 23: "Rushmore"
(1998, directed by Wes Anderson, 93 mins., R)
Aug. 30: John Hughes Vote
Gates open at 7 p.m. to the public for picnicking; films begin at sunset (approximately 9:30 p.m.). Patrons are invited to bring their own picnics (non-alcoholic beverages only), blankets, and lawn chairs. A variety of concessions, including alcoholic beverages, will be available for purchase on-site.
Ticket prices are IMA members $6, adults $10, and children 6 and younger free (ticket required). Tickets are available for IMA members now and will be available to the public beginning May 1 to buy online, at the IMA Welcome Center, or by calling 955-2339. Show your ATM, debit, or credit card from The National Bank of Indianapolis and receive $1 off admission. Tickets are non-refundable.
Films will be shown in The Toby in the event of inclement weather; film will begin at 9 p.m. Film location can be confirmed after 6 p.m. on the day of the film. Call 923-1331 or check the calendar of events online at www.imamuseum.org.