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Egleston Summer Movies

Join us for the third summer of summer movies in Egleston Square. We kick it off with our annual classic, The Prophet.  We’ll start to gather at 7:00p and the film will start at 7:30p. Bring a lawn chair.

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The Prophet (2014 – 1h 25m) / Wednesday, August 157:00pm / Egleston Square Peace Garden (Corner of School & Washington) / Egleston Square • Boston

Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila (Salma Hayek) cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson), but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daughter, Almitra, (Quvenzhané Wallis) out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa’s return home – but first they must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in his words will incite rebellion.

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The Breadwinner (2017 – 1h 34m) / Wednesday, August 227:00pm / Egleston Square Peace Garden (Corner of School & Washington) / Egleston Square • Boston

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the wrongful arrest of her father, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Working alongside a friend, she soon discovers a new world of freedom and danger. Drawing strength from the fantastical stories she invents, Parvana embarks on an epic quest to find her father and reunite her family.

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Nocturna (2007 – 1h 28m) / Wednesday, August 297:00pm / Egleston Square Peace Garden (Corner of School & Washington) / Egleston Square • Boston

Visually stunning and wildly inventive, this film explores the mystery of the night in a sweeping nocturnal adventure full of Alice in Wonderland-like characters and moody, dream-inspired landscapes. Have you ever wondered why your hair looks funny in the morning or where the sounds outside your window come from at night? A young boy named Tim finds out after an unusual discovery on the rooftop of his orphanage plunges him into the secret world of Nocturna, inhabited by curious creatures who control the night.

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Birboy: The Forgotten Children (2015 – 1h 20m) / Wednesday, September 57:00pm / Egleston Square Peace Garden (Corner of School & Washington) / Egleston Square • Boston

Animal friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape from a post-apocalyptic island, and an outcast called Birdboy unleashes a secret power that could change the world forever.

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Eleanor’s Secret (2009 – 1h 20m) / Wednesday, September 127:00pm / Egleston Square Peace Garden (Corner of School & Washington) / Egleston Square • Boston

Seven-year-old Natanaël still doesn’t know how to read and he has been bequeathed his eccentric old aunt’s book collection to the young boy. Nat soon discovers that the characters of the books are counting on him for protection – they mustn’t leave the library.