7 Free Film Screenings Happening in San Antonio This Week


Thursday, Oct. 27
Island Earth

While touching on the pressing issue of large corporations monopolizing natural resources, "Island Earth shows how to take control of our food supply through local farming and native wisdoms". Get there early for chips, guacamole, and salsa provided by Chipotle Mexican Grill. 6pm, Free, Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place

Island Earth Trailer from KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo.

Thursday, Oct. 27
Il Posto
"Ermano Olmi’s Il Posto is a touching, quiet, and humorous coming-of-age story about Domenico (Sandro Panseri), a young Italian man who still seems like a boy. When he leaves his small town to live and work in Milan, he must navigate a bureaucratic corporate world, make sense of a blossoming romance, and adjust to his newfound, if somewhat forced, adulthood." The McNay Art Museum invites you to a free screening of Il Posto. 7pm, Free, McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave

Friday, Oct. 28
Tales of the Night

Tales of the Night is a French compute silhouette animation directed by Michel Ocelet. This colorful and vibrant flick is the perfect thing for a night out with the family. Be sure to pack your lawn chairs, blankets, food or anything else you might need to kick back and enjoy this relaxing outdoor event. 7pm, Free, San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W Jones Ave

Saturday, Oct. 29

Hocus Pocus
Slab Cinema will be screening the Disney Halloween classic, Hocus Pocus, at Pickrell Park in Schertz this Saturday. Prior to the movie are hay rides, a hay maze, games and contests for the whole family from 5-7 p.m. Local businesses will also have decorated trunks displayed, sharing sweet treats and goodies for any trick-or-treaters dressed in their halloween costume. 7:15pm, Free, Pickrell Park, Schertz, 703 Oak St

Saturday, Oct. 29
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Nani Falcone Park is hosting a free outdoor showing of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas for all ages. The spooky spin on two quite contradictory holidays is a classic you won't want to miss. 7:30pm, Free, Nani Falcone Park, 7625 Mystic Park

Sunday, Oct. 30
Book of Life

In conjunction with the Dia de Los Muertos Festival in Dowtown San Antonio, an outdoor screening of Book of Life will be playing at La Villita. Harboring the spirit of the festival, this film epitomizes celebrating the past and embracing the future. The screening will take place the second day of the festival. 7pm, Free, La Villita, 418 Villita St

Sunday, Oct. 30
Rocky Horror Picture Show
    The timeless classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, will be screening at The Amp Room only one day before Halloween. Free popcorn, $3 popcorn, no cover charge and, of course, costumes welcomed. 11pm, Free, The Amp Room, 2407 N. St. Mary's


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