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May

JUST WRIGHT MOVIE PREMIERE EVENT Spend an intimate evening with hip-hop artist and star of Just Wright, Common. May 29, 10 p.m. The Forum, 300 N. College St. For more information, visit www.thesolkitchen.com.

June

MATTHEWS SUMMER CONCERT & MOVIE SERIES Film screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Pre-movie activities begin at 7 p.m. and movies begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. or dusk. Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks. June 5. Free. Stumptown Park, Matthews, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews. For more information, call 704-321-7275 or visit www.matthewsfun.com.

MOVIES IN THE PARK Screening of The Tale of Despereaux. Movies begin each evening at sunset with free popcorn and door prizes. Bring your own blanket and chairs. June 11. Free. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd. For more information, visit www.watershedcharlotte.com.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT KANNAPOLIS Film screening of The Princess Bride. June 11, 8:45 p.m. Free. Village Park, 700 West C St., Kannapolis.

FILM SCREENING OF BRIGHT ROAD Based on Mary Elizabeth Vroman's See How They Run this film is set in a rural African-American school in the south. At the school, a fourth grade teacher makes it her mission is to positively change the life of one of her students. Sun., June 13, 2 p.m. Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 South Tryon St. 704-547-3700. www.ganttcenter.org.

FILM SCREENING OF BEETLE QUEEN CONQUERS TOKYO This film explores the mystery of the development of Japan's love affair with bugs. June 16, 7:30 p.m.; June 17, 7:30 p.m.; June 18, 7:30 p.m. $5-$7. Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000.

FILM SCREENING OF LUST FOR LIFE Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. An emotionally charged story of the artist Vincent Van Gogh. Held in Wachovia Theatre. June 12, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT BALLANTYNE Screening the film The Blind Side. Free popcorn, bottled water and face painting for the children. Movie begins at dark, around 9 p.m. June 18. Free. Ballantyne Corporate Park, John J. Delaney Drive. For more information, visit www.moviesintheparkballantyne.com.

PINEVILLE'S ROCKIN' & REELIN' Screening of Back to the Future. Activities start at 7 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk. For more information, call 704-889-2400. June 18. Free. Pineville Lake Park, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville.

FILM SCREENING OF AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. This musical is fashioned around a rapturous George Gershwin score. Held in Wachovia Theatre. June 19, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

MATTHEWS SUMMER CONCERT & MOVIE SERIES Film screening of Ghostbusters. Pre-movie activities begin at 7 p.m. and movies begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. or dusk. Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks. June 19. Free. Stumptown Park, Matthews, 120 S. Trade St., Matthews. For more information, call 704-321-7275 or visit www.matthewsfun.com.

STARS IN THE PARK - SUMMER MOVIE SERIES IN CONCORD June Where the Wild Things Are. Films have been edited for family viewing. Games, activities and inflatable amusements will begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. Concessions will be available. Bring your own chairs and blankets. June 25. Free. Dorton Park, 5790 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

FILM SCREENING OF DEEP WATER Presented by Saturday Night Cine Club. Discussion after the film led by Sean O'Connell, Arts and Entertainment Editor, Carolina Weekly newspapers. June 27. 7:30 p.m. $5-$8. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. For more information, visit www.charlottefilmsociety.org.

FILM SCREENING OF THE AGRONOMIST Documentary profiling journalist and radio pioneer Jean Dominique. Held in Knight Gallery. June 27, 4 p.m. $3. The Light Factory, 345 N. College St. 704-333-9755. www.lightfactory.org.

FILM SCREENING OF PEE WEE'S BIG ADVENTURES Cult Movie Mondays presented with Theatre 650. Pee Wee heads for the Alamo after a psychic tells him that's where he'll find his beloved stolen bike. June 28, 7:30 p.m. Free. Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251.

July

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS AT RAY'S SPLASH PLANET Film screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. July 2, 7 p.m. Free. Ray's Splash Planet, 215 N. Sycamore St. 704-432-4729.

FILM SCREENING OF THE BAD & THE BEAUTIFUL Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. Film about the perils of moviemaking. Held in Wachovia Theatre. July 3, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 East 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

MOVIES IN THE PARK Screening of The Blind Side. Movies begin each evening at sunset with free popcorn and door prizes. Bring your own blanket and chairs. July 9. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd. For more information, visit www.watershedcharlotte.com.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT KANNAPOLIS July 9: Film screening of The Blind Side. July 23: Film screening of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. 8:45 p.m. Free Village Park, 700 West C St., Kannapolis.

FILM SCREENING OF HOME FROM THE HILL Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. Based on a novel by William Humphrey), this Texas tale was compared to the likes of Faulkner when published in the 1950s. Held in Wachovia Theatre. July 10, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

PINEVILLE'S ROCKIN' & REELIN' Screening of Shorts. Activities start at 7 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk. July 16. Free. Pineville Lake Park, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville. For more information, call 704-889-2400.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT BALLANTYNE Screening the film Shrek the Third. Free popcorn, bottled water and face painting for the children. Movie begins at dark, around 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.moviesintheparkballantyne.com. Fri., July 16. Free. Ballantyne Corporate Park, John J. Delaney Drive.

FILM SCREENING OF GIGI Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. Set in Paris , Gigi is a young girl on the lower rungs of society, who blossoms into a beauty. Score is by the legendary Lerner and Loewe. Held in Wachovia Theatre. Sat., July 17, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

STARS IN THE PARK - SUMMER MOVIE SERIES IN CONCORD Film screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Films have been edited for family viewing. Games, activities and inflatable amusements will begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. Concessions will be available. Bring your own chairs and blankets. July 23. Free. Dorton Park, 5790 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

FILM SCREENING OF SOME CAME RUNNING Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. Based on a bestselling novel by author James Jones, this drama features strong performances by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine. Held in Wachovia Theatre. July 24, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 East 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

FILM SCREENING OF BELLS ARE RINGING Part of the Main Library's series, The Bad and the Beautiful: 8 films by Vincente Minnelli. This film was Judy Holliday's last, but it was a memorable finale to a sensational career. Held in Wachovia Theatre. July 31, 2 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. www.imaginon.org.

August

MOVIES UNDER THE STARS AT RAY'S SPLASH PLANET Film screening of Madagascar 2: Return to Africa. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Aug. 6, 7 p.m. Free. Ray's Splash Planet, 215 N. Sycamore St. 704-432-4729.

MOVIES IN THE PARK Screening of Monsters vs. Aliens. Movies begin each evening at sunset with free popcorn and door prizes. Bring your own blanket and chairs. Aug. 13. Free. Freedom Park, 1900 East Blvd. For more information, visit www.watershedcharlotte.com.

PINEVILLE'S ROCKIN' & REELIN' Screening of The Blind Side. Activities start at 7 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk. For more information, call 704-889-2400. Aug. 13. Free. Pineville Lake Park, 1000 Johnston Drive, Pineville.

MOVIES IN THE PARK AT BALLANTYNE Screening the film Monsters vs. Aliens. Free popcorn, bottled water and face painting for the children. Movie begins at dark, around 9 p.m. Aug. 20. Free. Ballantyne Corporate Park, John J. Delaney Drive. For more information, visit www.moviesintheparkballantyne.com.

STARS IN THE PARK - SUMMER MOVIE SERIES IN CONCORD Film screening of Up. Films have been edited for family viewing. Games, activities and inflatable amusements will begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie begins at dusk. Concessions will be available. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Aug. 27. Free. Dorton Park, 5790 Poplar Tent Road, Concord.

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