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CPC Film Festival: El Cantante
The landscape north of Sheep Meadow



El Cantante (2006): The life story of Hector Lavoe, who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States. Starring Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. 106 min.


Music will take center stage at the ninth annual Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, which brings free movies to the heart of Manhattan for five nights, Aug. 23-27. From rock to country, the films will celebrate great musicians and the best in popular music, with each night showcasing an American musical icon.


Presented by Bloomberg since its inception, the festival will be held in the landscape north of Sheep Meadow, beside the cafe (mid-Park at 69th Street). Enter the Park at 72nd Street.


All screenings begin at 8:00 pm, rain or shine. Gates open to the public at 6:30 pm. Guest DJs play at 6:30 pm. All movies will be close captioned. Bring a picnic!


For more information, visit centralparknyc.org/filmfestival


Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM