The Meaning of Life is in Laughter
For the fifth summer running, the much-loved SNFCC program Park Your Cinema brings you a selection of classic movies, to either discover for the first time, or enjoy anew on the big screen.
July’s screenings set the tone with laugh-out-loud comedies at the SNFCC’s Great Lawn. At testing times for humanity, cinema has served as the perfect means of escape, encouragement and companionship. The first few months of 2020 went beyond anything that we have experienced as a civilization in several decades. And, ironically, they kept us away from the cinema. But movies are still out there… And laughter is what we need the most today. Let’s share it, once again, out loud!
Program Coordinator: Ilias Frangoulis
A Night at the Opera (1935)
A small-time crook business manager and gold digger takes advantage of an aged millionairess from Europe who dreams of breaking into New York’s high society, and helps her become a sponsor for a show at the Metropolitan Opera. Non-stop surreal quips, audacious one-liners, stunts that make you ache from laughter, and that legendary scene with 15 (!) people crammed into a tiny ship cabin that defies all logic. The Marx Brothers, the ultimate anarchists of comedy, at their very best!
Director: Sam Wood
Friday 10/07 | 21.00
*Viewers are advised to bring mosquito-repellent, as well as a throw or blanket to spread on the ground.
Entry is free.
For your own safety and in compliance with the measures for maintaining distances as defined by the Hellenic National Public Health Organization, we have designed a special layout at the Great Lawn, with signs indicating the spots where groups and families of up to 4 people may sit.
There will be no waiting list. In the event that full capacity is reached, no new visitors will be admitted to the Great Lawn.