BROOKLINE SUMMER IN THE PARKS OUTDOOR FILM SERIES | Devotion School Field, 345 Harvard St, Brookline | brooklinema.gov | Free | The theme of this year's series is "Summer of the Dragon" — and screenings add the action of mixed martial arts. Films slated are Kung Fu Panda on July 9,Karate Kid on July 16, and How To Train Your Dragon on July 23. Movies begin at dusk, with rain dates on following Tuesdays.
SEVENTH ANNUAL CHINATOWN FILMS AT THE GATE | 10 Hudson St, Boston | 617.482.2380| filmsatthegate.org | Free | For the seventh year running, a vacant lot near Chinatown Gate is transformed into a free, outdoor theater screening classic kung-fu and Chinese-language films under the stars. August 23–26; starting at dusk. Films accompanied by English subtitles or summaries. Check online for event details.
FREE FRIDAY FLICKS AT THE ESPLANADE | Hatch Shell, One David G. Mugar Way, Boston | hatchshell.com | Free | Free films on the Esplanade at the Hatch, every Friday from mid June through late August, except Friday after July 4. Movies start at dusk. Check online for film schedule.
SUMMER IN THE CITY: MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT| Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston | 617.439.7000 | bhh.com/special_summer | Free | The Boston Harbor Hotel's annual "Summer in the City" series features both vintage and modern classics every Friday night, June 17 through Aug 31. Films slated thus far include The Magnificent Seven and Jaws, and in honor of the hotel's 25th anniversary, the month of August is featuring favorites from 1987. Movies begin at dusk. Check online for film schedule.
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