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All movies are free and begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 PM). Unless otherwise noted, screenings are by DVD projection.

RAkeelah and the Bee PG, 112 min. a Tue 7/17, Augusta Park, 4433 W. Augusta, 312-742-7544; also Tue 7/17, Hermitage Park, 5839 S. Wood, 312-747-6179.

RThe Bad News Bears (1976) PG, 102 min. a Wed 7/18, Churchill Field Park, 1825 N. Damen.

The Benchwarmers PG-13, 80 min. a Wed 7/18, Rainey Park, 4350 W. 79th St., 773-284-0696.

Cabaret PG, 124 min. a Thu 7/19, Kathy Osterman Beach, 5800 N. Lake Shore Dr., 312-742-5121.

Charlotte's Web (2006) G, 97 min. a Sat 7/14, Gross Park, 2708 W. Lawrence, 312-742-7528.

The Clown Screening as part of the Puerto Rican Film Series. 104 min.

a Sat 7/14, Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1359 N. Sacramento, 312-742-7549.

Happy Feet PG, 98 min. a Fri 7/13, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long, 773-685-7235; also Thu 7/19, Hamilton Park,

513 W. 72nd St., 312-747-6174.

RMonster House PG, 91 min.

a Fri 7/13, Rutherford Sayre Park, 6871 W. Belden, 312-746-5368.

RThe Namesake PG-13,

122 min. a Wed 7/18, Northwestern Univ. Norris Center,

1999 Campus Dr., Evanston,


ROver the Hedge PG,

86 min. a Sat 7/14, Maplewood Park, 1640 N. Maplewood, 312-742-7552; also Sun 7/15, Beverly Park,

2460 W. 102nd St., 312-747-6024;

also Wed 7/18, Senka Park, 5656 S.

Saint Louis, 312-747-7632; also Thu 7/19, Wrightwood Park, 2534 N. Greenview,


Raiders of the Lost Ark PG, 115 min. a Tue 7/17, Erie Park, 630 N. Kingsbury, 312-742-7898.

Rocky Balboa PG, 102 min.

a Fri 7/13, Commercial Park, 1845

W. Rice, 312-742-7558.

Stomp the Yard PG-13, 115 min.

a Thu 7/19, Cricket Hill in Lincoln Park, Montrose at Lake Shore Dr.,


Tap PG-13, 110 min. a Mon 7/16, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr., 773-256-0149.

RYoung Frankenstein Screening in 35-millimeter as part of the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. PG, 104 min. a Tue 7/17, 8:56 PM, Grant Park, Lake Shore Dr. and Monroe, 312-744-3370.

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