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Somermovie Fest Returns for Summer 2008

Series Kicks off Thursday, July 10th.

City's Annual Outdoor Movie Series Kicks off Thursday, July 10th in Davis Square; Movies Shown Thursday Evenings Through August

SOMERVILLE - Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone today announced the return of the city's annual SomerMovie Fest. The 2008 SomerMovie Fest features a series of nine movies, shown at parks throughout the city during July and August. The series kicks off Thursday evening, July 10th in Seven Hills Park, Davis Square, with a screening of The Lost Boys.

Movies will be shown outdoors on Thursday evenings beginning at dusk (approximately 8pm). Movies will be shown in Seven Hills Park, Prospect Hill Park, Foss Park, and Hodgkins Park (see schedule below). In the event of inclement weather, movie screenings will be canceled.

The full schedule for the summer is:

July 10-The Lost Boys-Seven Hills Park

July 17-Mean Girls-Seven Hills Park

July 24-Bee Movie-Seven Hills Park

July 31-Citizen Kane-Seven Hills Park

August 7-Spiderman 3-Conway Park

August 14-Hairspray-Foss Park

August 21-We Are Marshall-Prospect Hill Park

August 28-Enchanted-Hodgkins Park

September 4-Viewer's Choice-Seven Hills Park

During each screening, audience members may vote for one of four films to be selected for the Viewer's Choice showing, on Thursday, September 4th. Additionally, residents may cast their vote on the city's website, www.somervillema.gov, beginning Thursday, July 10th. This year's Viewer's Choice selections are: Finding Nemo, Notorious!, The Bourne Identity, and Finding Neverland.

The 2008 SomerMovie Fest is organized by the City of Somerville's Communications Department, and sponsored by Comcast. In addition, Davis Square's own Kick*SS Cupcakes will sponsor this year's series.

For same-day updates on showings or more information about show times or locations, please contact the city's constituent service center by dialing 311, check City Cable channel 13/16, or log onto www.somervillema.gov, and click the "Summertime in Somerville" logo.

Official Website: http://www.somervillema.gov/alert.cfm?alert_id=111

Added by enfa on June 27, 2008