June 22, 2022

Free Summer Movies Return to State Theatre

AT THE MOVIES: Enthusiastic audience members are shown at one of State Theatre New Jersey’s past summer screenings, which begin this year on July 19.

State Theatre New Jersey of New Brunswick has announced the return of the Free Summer Movies Series. This year’s features include Raya and the Last Dragon on July 19, Luca on July 26, Space Jam: A New Legacy on August 2, Encanto on August 9, and In the Heights on August 16.

Showings for Raya and the Last Dragon, Luca, Space Jam, and Encanto will be at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. In the Heights will have a single showing at 7 p.m. All screenings will include Spanish subtitles. Tickets are free but registration is required. Groups of 20 or more or those planning a bus trip, email education@stnj.org.

The series offers young people the chance to enjoy these films, whether with their families, summer camps, or other groups. The movies will be shown at the historic and newly renovated State Theatre New Jersey, a 1921 movie palace that has become a venue for live performance. The State Theatre’s state-of-the-art HD digital cinema projection system includes a 46 Stewart film screen, a Barco projector, and digital surround sound.

For more information call State Theatre Guest Services at (732) 246-SHOW (7469) or visit STNJ.org. The theater is at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick.