Image courtesy of Walt Disney Studios | “Coco” (2017) is the first slated film to be screened at Battle Point Park as part of the returning summer film screening program Movies in the Park on Friday, Aug. 17.

Image courtesy of Walt Disney Studios | “Coco” (2017) is the first slated film to be screened at Battle Point Park as part of the returning summer film screening program Movies in the Park on Friday, Aug. 17.

Movies in the Park lineup announced

The beloved Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District summer film program Movies in the Park will return to Battle Point at dusk every Friday from Aug. 17 through Sept. 7.

Seating begins at 8 p.m.; admission is free. Light concessions will be available.

The film schedule is:

Aug. 17 – “Coco”: A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.

Aug. 24 – “Wonder”: A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment.

Special screening: Aug. 25 – “Pelé”: The perfect pick for Island Cup weekend, this biopic of Brazilian soccer star Pelé recounts his youth in the slums of São Paulo and his rapid ascension to the national team where, at the age of just 17, he helped lead the squad to their first ever World Cup victory in 1958.

Aug. 31 – “Leap”: In 19th century Paris, an orphan enrolls in a dance school and trains to be a prima ballerina.

Sept. 7 – “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”: Rey learns the ways of the Force from Luke Skywalker, and develops a telepathic bond with Kylo Ren, who is struggling to master the Dark Side. Meanwhile, Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn goes on a risky mission behind enemy lines.

Visit www.biparks.org/special-events to learn more.

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