NYC Ferry is Proud to be a Sponsor of Socrates Outdoor Cinema Screening "March of the Penguins"
DetailsDate: August 21, 2019 iCal Start: 7:00 PM End: 9:00 PM
Socrates Sculpture Park (map)
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11106
Socrates Outdoor Cinema Festival is back with films you won’t want to miss! Take NYC Ferry’s Astoria to Socrates Sculpture Park to the screening of “March of the Penguins,” a French film. Socrates offers a “public community space for enjoyment and celebration of many cultures, Outdoor Cinema international film festival is unique with its emphasis on foreign films, pre-movie music and dance performances, and cuisine from each film’s country of origin, (more about Socrates..)”
No RSVP required
Nightfall: Film begins
7PM: Cultural Performances & Food Offerings
Directed by Luc Jacquet
2005 / 80 mins
Programmed by Film Forum.
Each autumn, the emperor penguins of Antarctica travel hundreds of miles from the sea to their inland mating grounds, subjected to one of the harshest climates on the planet. French director Luc Jacquet shot these regal creatures for over 13 months to capture one annual cycle. Winner of the Best Documentary Oscar in 2005, March of the Penguins “tracks a deadly dance of life at the edge of the world, with exquisite footage of a beautiful, forbidding locale that most of us will never visit. An accessible score and Morgan Freeman’s avuncular narration make this march family-friendly, too. Birth, death, romance, danger: All play a role in Jacquet’s homage to a remarkably endearing creature.” — Damon Smith, Time Out New York.
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