See A Film Under the Stars with Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Los Angeles is home to many great events throughout the summer months. Many of these opportunities allow for tourists and locals alike to get outside and enjoy the spectacular southern California weather. Cinespia is an organization that hosts screenings of classic movies throughout various locations in Los Angeles. These events are perfect for those staying in centrally located hotels in Hollywood near famous locations. One of these locations is at the historic Hollywood Forever Cemetery. So gather your friends and family, grab a picnic blanket, and head out to the cemetery to watch a movie under the stars.
On Saturday, July 25th, Cinespia will be screening Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. This classic story tells the story of Charlie Bucket, a young boy who wins a golden ticket that gives him access to a tour of a magnificent chocolate factory where he meets the unusual candy maker, Willy Wonka. Gates open at 7:15pm and the movie will begin at 9pm. It is best to come early so that you can reserve a good viewing area as it is first come, first served. Tickets are $15.
On Saturday, August 1st enjoy cinema under the stars. Apocalypse Now, the classic movie that redefined an entire genre, will be screening. Apocalypse Now tells the story of a special operations soldier who is given the assignment of assassinating the mysterious Colonel Kurtz. The soldier must travel deep into the heart of the Vietnam War where he experiences strange things. The movie stars actors such as Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, and Dennis Hopper. Gates open at 7:15pm and the movie will begin at 9pm. Tickets are $15 each.
There are many other movies scheduled to play at Hollywood Forever Cemetery throughout the rest of the summer season. For example, on Saturday, August 8th, the classic romantic film It Happened One Night will be screened and on Saturday, August 22nd, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is scheduled to play. For the full schedule or more information, visit the official website at cinespia.org Tickets can be purchased at that website or through ticketfly.com