First Hill Movie Night: Rear Window 9/8

Join FHIA and your neighbors for an outdoor movie night in First Hill Park!

We’re showing the Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, Rear Window. The film will start at 8pm, so arrive early with a blanket or a chair to get a spot! FHIA is providing free popcorn, and you’re welcome to bring a picnic. The runtime on the film is 112 minutes, so we should be done by 10pm. The event will be free and open to the public, bring a neighbor!

The summer series of events along University Street is funded through a grant from Only In Seattle, and our mission is to build community and enhance the public realm along this neighborhood greenway.

Mark your calendar for the other fun events, every other Thursday along University Street:

September 22nd – First Hill Bingo Night 6pm-8pm at 9th & University

 

About Rear Window

Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based onCornell Woolrich‘s 1942 short story “It Had to Be Murder”. Originally released by Paramount Pictures, the film stars James Stewart,Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter and Raymond Burr. It was screened at the 1954 Venice Film Festival.

The film is considered by many filmgoers, critics and scholars to be one of Hitchcock’s best[3] and one of the greatest movies ever made. The film received four Academy Award nominations and was ranked No. 42 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies list and No. 48 on the 10th-anniversary edition. In 1997, Rear Window was added to the United States National Film Registry in the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

Watch the trailer!

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