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SF’s “Sundown Cinema” Outdoor Film Nights Return May 27th

The popular, free outdoor movie series returns with 8 films in 8 parks across SF
By - posted 5/17/2022 No Comment

Sundown Cinema returns for 2022 just in time for another summer in San Francisco. This free outdoor movie series, the only one of its kind in the Bay Area, will feature eight films in eight parks across San Francisco, beginning with Sister Act II at Dolores Park on May 27, 2022.

Throughout the season, attendees can expect a diversity of local food and drinks, exciting pre-show programming, and film selections that both film enthusiasts and casual moviegoers are sure to love. Each year, Sundown Cinema celebrates the unique character and beauty of San Francisco’s parks and neighborhoods and helps sustain these community spaces by donating a portion of all proceeds to SF Parks Alliance.

2022 Sundown Cinema Schedule
All movies will begin shortly after sundown
Free and open to the public
– SF Parks Alliance Members can reserve seats for $25 each

  • Friday, May 27 @ Dolores Park – Sister Act 2 (sing-along) – sunset is 8:18p + Oakland Interfaith Choir & Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
  • Friday, June 17 @ The Presidio, Civil War Parade Ground – The Rock (Rated R) – sunset is 8:34p
  • Friday, July 8 @ Union Square – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home – sunset is 8:34p
  • Friday, July 29 @ Marina Green – Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part II – sunset is 8:29p
  • Friday, August 19 @ India Basin Shoreline Park – Encanto (sing-along) – sunset is 7:57pm
  • Friday, September 9 @ Alamo Square – Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark – sunset is 7:26pm
  • Friday, September 30 @ Crane Cove Park – Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – sunset is 6:53pm
  • Friday, October 21 @ Jerry Garcia Amphitheater – Addams Family Values – sunset is 6:23pm + Halloween costume contest

Sundown Cinema debuts Friday, May 27, at Dolores Park with the cult classic Sister Act II. Moviegoers can anticipate pre-show programming from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and the Oakland Interfaith Choir.

Next, the series will head to the Presidio for a screening of The Rock on June 17. Other highlights for the 2022 season include Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home at Union Square Park, Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part II at Marina Green, an Encanto sing-along at India Basin Shoreline Park, Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark at Alamo Square, and Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings at Crane Cove Park.

The season culminates with a Halloween costume contest and screening of Addams Family Values at Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in McLaren Park on October 21.

The entire series is free and open to the public, Exclusive access to purchase reserved seating is available here to existing SF Parks Alliance members, as well as to anyone who joins as a new member. Membership supports SF Parks Alliance and its work to create, sustain, and advocate for parks and public spaces across San Francisco. Learn more.