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All screenings are free and, unless otherwise noted, will be shown by video projection as part of the Chicago Park District's "Movies in the Park" series. See listings for capsule reviews. Films marked with an asterisk (*) are highly recommended.

The Fighting Temptations

Avalon Park, 1215 E. 83rd St., Friday, July 30, 8:15, 312-747-6015

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Presented as part of the city's Outdoor Film Festival. A 35-millimeter print will be projected on a large screen with high-fidelity sound. Grant Park, Lake Shore Drive and Monroe, Tuesday, August 3, 8:38, 312-744-3370

* A Hard Day's Night

Piotrowski Park, 4247 W. 31st St., Tuesday, August 3, 8:00, 312-747-6608

Horro'Rama Drive-In

The following films will be screened in the west parking lot of the Holiday Inn O'Hare International, Friday through Sunday, July 30 through August 1: The Card Player, Day of the Dead, The Hills Have Eyes, Invasion of the Blood Farmers, and Toolbox Murders. For further details see sidebar in this section.

* The Hulk

Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr., Wednesday, August 4, 8:30, 312-746-5559


Schreiber Playground Park, 1552 W. Schreiber, Tuesday, August 3, 8:30, 773-262-6741

A Raisin in the Sun

Midway Plaisance Park, 1130 E. Midway Plaisance North, Wednesday, August 4, 7:00, 312-745-2470

Space Jam

Addams Park, 1301 W. 14th St., Thursday, August 5, 8:00, 312-746-5487


Normandy Playground Park, 6660 W. 52nd St., Friday, July 30, 9:00, 773-229-1421

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Pasteur Park, 5825 S. Kostner, Thursday, August 5, 8:30, 773-284-0530

* Wizard of Oz

Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose, Friday, July 30, 8:30, 773-478-3499

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