Fosun, Alliance for Downtown New York presents: Dancing Under the Stars, a free film series | New in NYC
Release Time:2022-07-09

By Ang Brusgard |

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- If you are in Lower Manhattan looking for something to do, Dancing Under the Stars, the theme for this summer’s free film series hosted by Fosun could be the thing.

Fosun has partnered up with and the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Alamo Drafthouse in Manhattan to run their sixth annual outdoor free film series, this year’s theme is dancing.

There will be three movies played throughout the next three months, and they are:

‘Dirty Dancing’, playing Wednesday, July 13, at 7:00 p.m.

‘La La Land’, playing Wednesday, August 24, at 7:00 p.m.

‘In The Heights’, playing Wednesday, September 21, at 7:00 p.m.

The films will be played on a screen at 28 Liberty’s South Plaza; plaza seating opens at 6:30 p.m.

The location of 28 Liberty Plaza is perfect for this event because it is in the center of downtown Manhattan, and the building has a lot of cultural significance. Fosun hosts a plethora of events at this location throughout the year.

Seats and popcorn will be provided by Fosun and the Alamo Drafthouse respectively. Attendees are welcomed to bring their own food, drinks, and blankets to sit on. The Alamo Drafthouse will also have posters.

Fosun -- a consumer group that is dedicated to giving families around the world the best services and products -- has paired with the Alliance for Downtown New York -- a group that makes service, advocacy, research, and information available to help advance Lower Manhattan. Together they have partnered with the Alamo Drafthouse, which has established themselves as “the best theater in the world,” according to Entertainment Weekly and Wired.

“We are pleased to join with Alamo Drafthouse and the Downtown Alliance to welcome back the Summer Movie Series,” said Thomas Costanzo, Global Partner of Fosun and CEO of Four Trees Asset Management in a press release. “It is exciting to renew our commitment to bringing the community together through movie nights for the whole family.”

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