Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Mayor's Office and The New York Times Launch First Ever "One Film, One New York" Campaign


Mayor's Office Of Media And Entertainment And The New York Times Launch First Ever "One Film, One New York" Campaign To Get New York City To Unite Around One Film
Building on the success of "One Book, One New York," the star-studded initiative invites New Yorkers to vote for one noteworthy NYC film - out of five great selections - to watch together


Free screenings of the winning movie in parks and independent movie theaters in all five boroughs on September 13


NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin  and The New York Times today announced "One Film, One New York," a citywide campaign to unite New Yorkers around one great film. Times chief film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis selected five noteworthy New York films, and beginning today and all through the month of August, New Yorkers will cast their vote for their favorite. The winning movie will be announced the first week of September, and then be screened for free in all five boroughs on September 13th.

"We are thrilled to be launching this program to unite New Yorkers around one film, and provide the opportunity for all New Yorkers to watch it for free on the same night," said Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin. "Film has the power to bring people together and to spark a civic conversation. These five films all raise important themes in their respective genres, and they all celebrate New York in creative and memorable ways."

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