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Exclusive: Alamo Drafthouse to Host Free Outdoor Screening Series in Brooklyn

Exclusive: Alamo Drafthouse to Host Free Outdoor Screening Series in Brooklyn

The newest Alamo Drafthouse outpost isn’t opening until later this summer, but Brooklynites are getting a preview of the Austin, Texas–based theater chain’s programming sensibility this summer all the same. Over a few weeks beginning on Memorial Day Weekend, the Alamo Drafthouse is hosting three free outdoor screenings at Fort Greene Park — each with a different theme and attendant festivities.

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The series begins on May 27, with a Bring Your Own Dog screening of “Best in Show.” Life will imitate art for Christopher Guest’s classic mockumentary, as attendees are encouraged to bring their canine companions along — and even parade them before the audience during a makeshift dog show before the movie. (Try not to forget Busy Bee.) A week later, on June 3, the Drafthouse’s famous “Labyrinth” sing-along makes its Brooklyn debut; early birds will receive free souvenir props.

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The series concludes with “Finding Nemo” on June 10, which happens to be a week before the release of “Finding Dory.” Costumes are encouraged for this one, and we’ve been assured that surprises are in store as well. All events begin at sundown.

For more, watch the “Finding Nemo” trailer:


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