Coming up on its ninth season, the Free Summer Cinema series at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Garden has solidified itself as a wildly popular tradition. This years theme is entitled Animated Nights with showings of critically-acclaimed animated classics.
Screenings are on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in UCSB's Campbell Hall and Friday evenings in the Sunken Garden at 8:30 p.m. The series is made possible by a collaboration between Arts & Lectures, the Office of Arts & Culture & Santa Barbara County Parks.
People are encouraged to brings picnics and jackets as it gets chilly at night in Santa Barbara. Guests may set out blankets and chairs anytime after 12:00 p.m on movie nights. Low-back chairs are welcome, as are non-synthetic blankets (to help keep the lawn in good condition!).
Fri., July 6 The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows (16 animated shorts, 93 min) *May contain adult content. **Introduced by Producer Ron Diamond
Fri., July 13 The Triplets of Belleville (2003, 78 minutes)
Fri., July 20 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005, 85 minutes)
Fri., July 27 Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009, 87 minutes)
Fri., August 10 The Iron Giant (1999, 86 minutes)
Fri., August 17 Persepolis (2007, 96 minutes) *Dubbed: English
Fri., August 24 Loving Vincent (2017, 94 minutes)
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