Sep 2, 2022
Friday 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM
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UPDATE: Due to fore­cast­ed rain, we’ve made the deci­sion to post­pone the free out­door screen­ing of THE WIZ orig­i­nal­ly sched­uled for Fri­day, August 5, to Fri­day, Sep­tem­ber 2.

Free out­door films on the Parade Ground return to Gov­er­nors Island for sum­mer 2022! Catch The Wiz on its new date, Sep­tem­ber 2.

Screen­ings are free and open to the pub­lic with pre-show enter­tain­ment kick­ing off at 7pm and films begin­ning at dusk. Food and drinks will be avail­able for pur­chase, includ­ing a beer gar­den by Threes Brew­ing along with food from Piz­za Yard, Fauzi­a’s Heav­en­ly Delights, Malai and Ter­ry & Yaki.

The Wiz (1978), direct­ed by Sid­ney Lumet, invites you to ease on down the yel­low-brick road! Relive all of the mag­ic of this beloved musi­cal when Dorothy is whisked away to the enchant­i­ng won­der­land of Oz, where she encoun­ters the Scare­crow, the Tin­man and the Lion. The Wiz fea­tures spec­tac­u­lar musi­cal num­bers from leg­endary pro­duc­er Quin­cy Jones and an all-star cast includ­ing Diana Ross, Michael Jack­son, Lena Horne, Richard Pry­or, Nipsey Rus­sell, and Ted Ross. 

Evening fer­ry ser­vice will run from Bat­tery Mar­itime Build­ing in Low­er Man­hat­tan, locat­ed at 10 South Street, depart­ing Low­er Man­hat­tan at 5:15, 5:45, 6:15 and 6:45pm. Fer­ries will return to Low­er Man­hat­tan from Sois­sons Land­ing at 9, 9:30, 10, 10:30 and 11pm. Click here for fer­ry tick­ets and full schedules.

Curat­ed by Film at Lin­coln Cen­ter and pro­duced by Rooftop Films. Pre­sent­ed in asso­ci­a­tion with Dance Films Asso­ci­a­tion and New York Inter­na­tion­al Chil­dren’s Film Festival.

Getting to Parade Ground
7 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 2 Minutes from Yankee Pier
Sep 2, 2022
7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
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