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Seattle Center Movies at the Mural


Sunday, August 7, 2016 to Sunday, August 28, 2016

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Experience FREE movies outdoors at Seattle Center this summer, every Saturday throughout August beginning at 9:00 p.m. 

Picnic on the gently sloping Mural Amphitheatre lawn, in front of a state-of-the-art 40-foot screen, with the Space Needle looming above. The series features popular movies, both classic and contemporary, appropriate for all-ages. Movies at the Mural is an outdoor cinema experience like no other! Each film preceded by a short film selected by the curators of the Seattle International Film Festival, in collaboration with sponsor Alaska Airlines. More info on short films found here

Aug. 6
Mad Max: Fury Road

Rated R
Run Time: 2 hours

The desert wastelands inhabited by the Road Warrior are still rife with motorized gangs in this fourth chapter of the Mad Max legend. When Max encounters a group of refugees fleeing for their lives, he joins them and their fiery leader, Furiosa in this apocalyptic story set in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and everyone is fighting for the necessities of life.

Aug. 13 
Galaxy Quest 
Rated PG
Run Time: 1 Hour 42 minutes 

Decades after the success of the sci-fi series "Galaxy Quest," the show's washed-up stars — Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen), Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver) and Alexander Dane (Alan Rickman) — are recruited by actual aliens to pull off an intergalactic rescue mission. At first, the actors assume the so-called Thermians are just another group of die-hard fans. But as the plot thickens, they realize they're working with real-life extraterrestrials.

August 20 
West Side Story
Not Rated
Run Time: 2 hours 32 minutes

Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria and Tony caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs. Featuring music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein and Steven Sondheim, and directed by Jerome Robbins. 

Aug. 27 
Life of Pi
Rated PG
Run Time: 2 hours 7 minutes

Based on Yann Martel's best-selling novel, this coming-of-age tale recounts the adventures of Pi, an Indian boy who is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. While cast away, Pi is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery as he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.


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