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Fosun Plaza's Free 'Throwback Thursday Film Series' to Begin in July

Fosun Plaza's Free 'Throwback Thursday Film Series' to Begin in July

What better way to spend your warm summer nights than by enjoying a classic throwback movie in the heart of downtown Manhattan-- for FREE? Join the Alliance for Downtown New York for "The Throwback Thursday Summer Film Series" every Thursday night at 8pm at Fosun Plaza. You and your family can escape the hustle and bustle of NYC with some crowd favorite films including Back to the Future, When Harry Met Sally, and The Sandlot.

The films will be projected on a 15-by-12 screen at 28 Liberty’s 1.5-acre Fosun Plaza, alongside a signature sculpture by Jean Dubuffet and a Sunken Garden by Isamu Noguchi, according to a press release.

"A fun outdoor film with a view of an iconic building and free popcorn by the bucket makes 28 Liberty Plaza the perfect place to spend a beautiful summer night with friends and family," said Jessica Lappin, Downtown Alliance president, in a press release.

Movies will begin at 8 p.m. and will be shown every Thursday night from July 26 to the end of August.

So, get ready to sit back, relax and enjoy popcorn and your favorite films from the 80’s and the 90’s. – free of charge!

2018 28 Liberty Summer Film Series Schedule:

July 26: Back to the Future

August 2: When Harry Met Sally

August 9: Labyrinth

August 16: The Sandlot

August 23: Viewer's Choice- Vote for your favorite "throwback" film on the 28 Liberty website. The winning film will be announced August 13 and screened on the 23. 

Fosun International Limited, founded in 1992, is a family-focused multinational company. Fosun and 28 Liberty are named as a 2018 recipient of the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America Award, for its long-term commitment to supporting arts and culture both internationally and in the United States through Fosun Property Holdings.

 “Fosun is pleased to welcome back the 28 Liberty Summer Film Series, continuing on our commitment to activate the plaza for the community,” said Mr. Bo Wei, chief executive representative of Fosun Group in the U.S. andvice president of Fosun Property Holdings, in a press release. “We are pleased that Fosun Plaza has become a destination for events such as the movie night series, River to River, Sing For Hope Pianos and Dine Around Downtown."

28 Liberty is a quintessential piece of Lower Manhattan for leisurely recreation and dining. The space is constantly improving with additions of restaurantsand event spaces.. Alliance for Downtown New York aspires to make Lower Manhattan a multi-faceted and dynamic destination to live, work and explore.


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