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Free Flicks 2012: Rise of the Underdog
Harbourfront Centre presents FREE movies under the stars

TORONTO, ON (April 23, 2012) – This summer, pack a picnic, bring a blanket and gather family and friends for a night of movies under the stars at Harbourfront Centre. Back by popular demand, the 2012 Free Flicks movie series features nine weeks of free outdoor movie screenings alongside the scenic shores of Lake Ontario.
Every Wednesday night at approximately 9 p.m. (from July 4-Aug. 29), head down to Harbourfront Centre for a variety of family-friendly movies that explore this year’s theme “Rise of the Underdog” through documentary, biographical and cult films.

• July 4-Office Space
• July 11-Zoolander
• July 18-When We Were Kings
• July 25-Napoleon Dynamite
• Aug. 1-The Social Network
• Aug. 8-Whip It
• Aug. 15-Whale Rider
• Aug. 22-Moneyball
• Aug. 29-Voter’s Choice: Karate Kid, Rocky, Rudy or Billy Elliot

All Free Flicks movies are screened, rain or shine, at the WestJet Stage amphitheatre. Come early to find a good spot and enjoy activities prior to the start of each screening. Snacks, drinks and other treats will also be available for purchase before and during the show.

Free Flicks is part of Harbourfront Centre’s 2012 Summer Festival Season that boasts more than 20 FREE festivals and events, from the Victoria Day long weekend until Thanksgiving, featuring world-class local and international programming for children, youth and adults.

For additional information and complete event listings, the public may visit harbourfrontcentre.com/summer or call the Information Hotline at 416-973-4000. Harbourfront Centre is located at 235 Queens Quay West in the heart of downtown Toronto’s waterfront.

ABOUT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE SUMMER FESTIVALS
Harbourfront Centre is an innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture, education and recreation, in the heart of Toronto's downtown waterfront. Our 2012 Summer Festival Season explores the idea of “Crossroads,” which represent the junctures at which artists and members of various communities must make essential choices. For more information visit harbourfrontcentre.com/summer

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