8 Film Related Events for Halloween

(released 10/17/2018)

Here are 8 film related things to do this Halloween season.

Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg Brooklyn has your Halloween 2018 and 1978 film versions available.  You can catch the new 2018 version of Halloween every night which releases October 19 or watch Friday and Saturday night midnight screenings of the original 1978 classic Halloween: The Night HE Came Home. nitehawkcinema.com

The Sparrow Tavern is hosting the Rocky Horror Picture Show for the fifth year. Come dressed to impress in your favorite Rocky Horror character Sunday, October 28, 2018.  The Sparrow staff encourage you to arrive around 11pm to get into character and ready for the midnight screening.  Sparrow staff will lead the bar in audience participation, but welcome leaders in attendance.  The Sparrow Tavern is located at 24-01 29th Street in Astoria, Queens.  The event is scheduled for 11:30 pm to 2:30 pm.  You are welcome to bring props.  Respect the venue and refrain from throwing things at the screen is a baseline of manners.  Costume inspiration and more about the classic film here: rockyhorror.com

The Queensborough Theatre Project in their one-of-a-kind homage to The Great Pumpkin will take the annual trip to the pumpkin patch on Sunday, October 21 for two shows, 4 pm and 8 pm. Show seating options for The Great Pumpkin Re-Animated range from table, bar and standing room tickets in the intimate performance setting of the Let Love Inn. Performances are for 21 and older only.  Details here: theqtp.ticketspice.com

The Bronx's Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park will screen short films with Halloween celebrating in mind. Three films and three directors will be present to answer your questions after the screenings.  The event is Thursday, October 25th running from 6 till 7:30 pm and is free to the public.  nycgovparks.org

The 1960's Night of The Living Dead film will screen October 30 at the Grand Central Library, 6:30p.m. in a fully wheelchair accessible location. The classic Halloween zombie film runs 96 minutes. nypl.org

Chris and Colin's Excellent Halloween Movie-thon II at the Q.E.D. Astoria will open doors at 6 pm on October 31, when they turn into a grindhouse theater to present three of their horror favorites: Night of the Living Dead (1968) at 6:30, Evil Dead II (1987) at 8:15, and Halloween (1978) at 10:00.  Vintage horror movie trailers, trivia for prizes, and a costume contest will commence between film screenings. The evening is free with an rsvp here: qedastoria.com

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) will screen a free and open to the public Halloween Night film Hocus Pocus to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the movie.  RSVP is appreciated but not required. First come first seated complimentary showing from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. More info about the theater and for rsvp option, go here: sva.edu

Halloween also brings the closing of the locally famed Videology Bar and Cinema after fifteen years of serving NYC audiences. Festive events on their final two weeks of business include, Stranger Things Bingo, Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Warriors Drinking Game, Halloweentown + Pumpkin carving, BeetleJuice Drinking Game, Live Dubbed Sitcoms Halloween edition with Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Step by Step. Find all dates and times for events here: videologybarandcinema.com

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