2019 Off-the-Wall film series: Well (Multi)Versed

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From far-flung galaxies to the skyscrapers of New York City, this year’s FREE Library rooftop summer film series goes out of this world with interstellar and interdimensional adventures. The constellation of memorable characters includes aliens with colossal craniums, spaced-out actors, dark-helmeted villains, and a web-slinging spider squad.

Third Fridays, May through September

FREE admission • Doors open at 8 p.m. • Screenings: 8:45 p.m.

Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., KCMO • Rooftop Terrace, 5th Floor

RSVP for each event by visiting the Film Screenings links or by calling 816.701.3407

Co-presented by Young Friends of the Kansas City Public Library. Enjoy complimentary popcorn provided by Velvet Creme. Sample some local brews courtesy of KC Bier Co.

Film Screenings

MAY 17: Spaceballs (1987, PG, 1h 36 min)
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JUNE 21: Coneheads (1993, PG, 1h 28 min)
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JULY 19: Galaxy Quest (1999, PG, 1h 42 min)
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AUGUST 16: Mars Attacks (1996, PG-13, 1h 50 min)
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SEPTEMBER 20: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018, PG, 1h 57 min)
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Some tips and notes about how best to enjoy an evening of downtown KC skyline cinema on the Central Library's Rooftop Terrace:

  • Bring your own blankets and folding chairs for seating.
  • You may bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages (no glass containers, please!)
  • Doors open at 8 p.m. (Note: The Central Library closes at 5 p.m. on Fridays, but the doors reopen at 8 p.m. for Off-the-Wall audiences.)
  • All movies begin at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.)
  • In case of bad weather, screenings are moved indoors.
  • Parking is available in the Library District parking garage at 10th and Baltimore. Bring your parking ticket for complimentary validation. Transit options: take KC Streetcar to the Library stop at 9th / Main or Ride KC buses to 10th / Main transit plaza.