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March 27, 2009

Media Release              

For Immediate Release
Flicks at the Fountain;
Free Outdoor Family Movies
At Waterside Landing, Town Point Park
Downtown Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Festevents announced today Flicks at the Fountain, a FREE family movie series will take place every Wednesday night during the Month of August. Each Fountain Flick evening will feature a dinner menu themed after the evening’s feature movie, prepared by the New Waterside Landing Fountain Café and family activities prior to the start of the evening’s movie feature.

            What:             AT&T Flicks at the Fountain; Town Point Family Movie Series

            When:            Wednesdays in August (August 5, 12, 19 & 26), 2009

                                    Park opens at 7:30 pm, Movie begins at 8:30 pm

            Where:           Waterside Landing, Located next to the Waterside Festival Marketplace Downtown Norfolk, Virginia

Admission:   Free

Special Event Notes:

Please bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.
Food and drink will be available for purchase.         
Coolers, food and soft drinks are permitted.

Movie Schedule

Flicks at the Fountain Town Point Family Movie Series Schedule:

Park Opens at 7:30 pm and Movie begins at 8:30 pm.

August 5, 2009; The Wizard of Oz; Rated G; 102 minutes; 1939

Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley

Turner/MGM; Directed by Victor Fleming 

Kansas girl Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked by a tornado into the magical land of Oz in this much loved musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic novel. Dorothy joins the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion on an adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to persuade the Wizard to help her find her way home

August 12, 2009; Field of Dreams; Rated PG; 106 minutes; 1986

Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, Amy Madigan, Burt Lancaster, Ray Liotta

Universal Pictures; Directed by Phil Alden Robinson               

Against all odds, Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner), a simple Iowa farmer finds the courage to believe in  his dreams. When Ray hears voices telling him to build a baseball diamond, his magical journey begins as he meets baseball greats who need his help to fulfill their dreams of days gone by in this magical fantasy.

August 19, 2009; BEE MOVIE; Rated PG; 90 minutes; 2007

Animated Feature, Voices by: Jerry Seinfeld, Renee Zellweger, Chris Rock

DreamWorks Animation; Directed by Simon J. Smith and Steve Hickner

Barry B. Benson, a bee who just graduated from college, is disillusioned with his only job prospect, honey. When he ventures outside of the hive he breaks a cardinal rule and talks to a human, a florist named Vanessa, and is shocked to find out that humans have been stealing bees honey for centuries and decides to sue them in this animated comedy. 

August 26, 2009; Grease; Rated PG; 110 minutes; 1978

John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John

Paramount Pictures; Directed by Randal Kleiser

John Travolta solidified his position as the most versatile and magnetic screen presence of the decade in GREASE, one of the most successful motion pictures of all time. Recording star Olivia Newton-John made her American film debut as Sandy, Travolta's painfully naive love interest. GREASE was not just a nostalgic look at a simpler decade, peopled with characters of universal appeal this re-release is an energetic and exciting homage to the age of rock 'n roll! 


For more information please visit or calling 757.441.2345.

All events are produced by Norfolk Festevents in partnership with Port of Virginia. AT&T and the City of Norfolk are proud sponsors of the 2009 Season, with support from over 300 local, regional and national sponsors and contributors.

Norfolk Festevents is a private not-for-profit organization dedicated to producing premier concerts, festivals, ship visits and special events for residents and guests of Hampton Roads.  Celebrating its 27th season, Norfolk Festevents has garnered international acclaim for its outstanding quality programming.  Norfolk Festevents is the official event marketing and production agency for the City of Norfolk.

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