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Amy Poehler curates summer film festival at the McKittrick Hotel

Amy Poehler at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater

Amy Poehler at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater Presents: The 17th Annual Del Close Improve Comedy Marathon on June 26, 2015. Eleven of Amy Poehler's favorite films will be shown on the rooftop of the McKittrick Hotel from July 14 through September 28. Photo Credit: Presley Ann /

The McKittrick Hotel, known for its "Sleep No More" theatrical experience and its trendy rooftop bar and restaurant, Gallow Green, has announced a summer rooftop film festival curated by Actress/comedian Amy Poehler. The series is set to run from July 14 through Sept. 28.

The former "Saturday Night Live" star and co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre chose 11 of her favorite films to showcase in a private garden space known as "The Farm" on top of the McKittrick Hotel (542 W. 27th St.), which will seat a total of 30 viewers per nightly screening.

Starting with "The Jerk" and ending with "Rosemary's baby," tickets cost $20 each and include popcorn and a specialty cocktail.

The current schedule is as follows:

July 14 - 20: "The Jerk" (1979) 
July 21 - 27: "Rushmore" (1998) 
July 28 - August 3: "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory" (1971)
August 4 - 10: "The Bicycle Thief" (1948)
August 11 - 17: "Bonjour Tristesse" (1958) 
August 18 - 24: "To Kill a Mockinbird" (1962)
August 25 - 31: "Sixteen Candles" (1984) 
September 1 - 7: "West Side Story" (1961) 
September 8 - 14: "The Apartment" (1960) 
September 15 - 21: "Hannah and Her Sisters" (1986) 
September 22 - 28: "Rosemary's Baby" (1968)


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