Cinema La Placita returns at TMA Plaza - Tucson News Now

Cinema La Placita returns at TMA Plaza

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

For those who love to watch movies outdoors, it's that time of year again - time for Cinema La Placita

This summertime tradition kicks off its 19th season of showing classic films in the beautiful plaza of the Tucson Museum of Art.

The move to the Tucson Museum of Art has brought a number of benefits to the event, including the dining at nearby Cafe a la Cart, food trucks and beer and wine available for sale to enjoy during the movie.

The May 2018 schedule is as follows:

  • May 3 Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated PG-13. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze and Jerry Orbach.
  • May 10 Dr. Strangelove (1964) Rated PG. Starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott and Sterling Hayden. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
  • May 17 The Stranger (1949) Not Rated. Starring Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson and Loretta Young. Directed by Orson Welles. 
  • May 24 Inherit the Wind (1960) Not Rated. Starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March and Gene Kelley. Directed by Stanley Kramer. 
  • May 31 Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) Rated PG-13. Starring Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Alan Alda, Jerry Orbach and Angelica Houston. Directed by Woody Allen. 

As always, since the film series began 19 years ago, admission is $3, and popcorn is free! 

Parking is available in the Tucson Museum of Art parking lot, as well as ample street parking in the surrounding area. Street parking is free after 5 pm.

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