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All movies are free and, unless otherwise noted, will be screened by video projection. For full capsule reviews, visit

RCharlie and the Chocolate Factory PG, 115 min. Mon 7/31, 7:30 PM, Mount Greenwood Park, 3724 W. 111th St., 312-747-6564.

RE.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial PG, 115 min. Wed 8/2, 7:30 PM, Davis Square Park, 4430 S. Marshfield, 312-747-6107.

Field of Dreams PG, 106 min. Thu 8/3, dusk, Cricket Hill, Lincoln Park, Montrose at the lake, 773-878-4646.

Flashback Weekend Drive-In Film Festival See sidebar in this section.

High Noon 85 min. Screening in 35-millimeter as part of the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. Tue 8/1, 8:41 PM, Grant Park, Lake Shore Drive and Monroe, 312-744-3315.

RKing Kong (2005) PG-13, 187 min. Tue 8/1, 7:30 PM, Robichaux Park, 9247 S. Eggleston, 312-747-6648.

Madagascar PG, 86 min. Tue 8/1, 7:30 PM, LeClaire Courts/Hearst Community, 5120 W. 44th St., 312-747-6438; also Thu 8/3, dusk, Pasteur Park, 5825 S. Kostner, 773-284-0530; also Thu 8/3, dusk, Gill Park, 825 W. Sheridan, 312-742-7802.

Madea's Family Reunion PG-13, 107 min. Wed 8/2, 7:30 PM, Harris Park, 6200 S. Drexel, 312-747-2706.

RMarch of the Penguins G, 80 min. Sat 7/29, 8:30 PM, Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf, 773-262-8605.

RMuch Ado About Nothing PG-13, 111 min. Thu 8/3, 9 PM, Northwestern Univ. Norris Center, 1999 Campus Dr., Evanston, 847-491-4000.

Nanny McPhee PG, 98 min. Fri 7/28, dusk, Gompers Park, 4222 W. Foster, 773-685-3270.

Puerto Rican Film Festival Sat 7/29, 7:30 PM, Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento, 312-742-7549.

Racing Stripes PG, 94 min. Fri 7/28, 8:30 PM, Emmerson Park, 1820 W. Granville, 773-761-0433.

Santa Clara Wed 8/2, 8 PM, Gallery 37 Rooftop Garden, 66 E. Randolph, 312-742-8497.

The Wiz G, 134 min. Mon 7/31, dusk, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr., 773-256-0149.

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