Little Fugitive

When: Thu., June 30, 7 p.m. 2016

With its pioneering use of handheld camera work and nonprofessional actors, director Morris Engel’s 1953 drama directly influenced filmmakers of the French New Wave and cinema verité. Following a kid who runs away to Coney Island after being tricked into thinking he’s killed his older brother, the classic screens at the McNay as a complement to the touring exhibition “Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008.”

Price: Free