Movies by the Boulevard 2017 - Sydney's free family outdoor film festival

Relax and enjoy Movies by the Boulevard Photo: PK Robbins

Relax with friends and family as Sydney's best FREE movie festival under the stars returns in January 2017. Watch popular blockbusters and enjoy this celebration of cinema under the stars. This year will also include a special extended Australia Day program and massive variety of FREE entertainment and activities on selected nights*.

Arrive early for a selection of tasty food, drinks and snacks available for purchase, or pack a picnic and rug or low chair and have a leisurely evening.

We'll be screening a great range of films spanning a variety of genres, with ratings suitable for all age groups.

6pm - Food and beverages
6pm - Kids activities (on selected nights)* - except on 18 January from 4pm
8.30pm - Movies commence (except on Australia Day 26 January from 9pm)
Venue - Cathy Freeman Park

Title Date Rating Advice
Zootopia  Sat 7 Jan * PG Mild themes and threat, some scenes may scare young children
Captain America Civil War  Sun 8 Jan M Action Violence

Hunt for the  Wilderpeople 
Wed 11 Jan PG Mild themes and coarse language
The Magnificent Seven Thurs 12 Jan M Violence
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Fri 13 Jan* MFantasy themes and violence
Storks Sat 14 Jan* G

Some scenes may scare very young children

X-Men: Apocalypse Sun 15 Jan M Frequent action violence and infrequent coarse language
The Lion King Wed 18 Jan* G  
Ghostbusters (2016) Thurs 19 Jan* PG Mild supernatural themes and coarse language, some scenes may scare young children
The Jungle Book Fri 20 Jan* PG Mild threat and violence, some scenes may scare young children
The Secret Life of Pets Sat 21 Jan* PG Very mild sense of threat and some crude humour
Short Soup Sun 22 Jan various short film festival
Special Australia Day Screenings:   
Strictly BallroomWed 25 JanPGLow level coarse language
Red Dog: True BlueThurs 26 Jan*PGMild themes and coarse language

*Kid activities on selected nights

Weather advice: The event will proceed in wet weather unless deemed to be dangerous to patrons. For up-to-date advice check our Facebook page.

Casual parking rates apply.

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The Park has incorporated Hearing Loops for Movies by the Boulevard and Australia Day movie screenings. This amazing technology allows for hearing impaired people to enjoy the movies with friends and family! More