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Look out, New Jersey: Tribeca is headed to the beach again this summer! Through our continued partnership with Caesars Atlantic City, we will co-host a series of four FREE outdoor screenings on the beach in Atlantic City, from Thursday, July 12, to Sunday, July 15, 2012. What’s more, Caesars Atlantic City is offering friends of Tribeca—and that means you—a discount rate for anyone who joins us ‘down the shore’ for the big event. We hope you’ll head to AC for what promises to be a fun-filled weekend of movies, sun, and family fun!
What can you expect?
The Tribeca Cinema Series will take outdoor movies to a whole new level! Caesars has a fancy HD screen that’s 33 feet long and 20 feet tall, and all screenings will begin at sundown on the Caesars beach at Arkansas Avenue. Screenings are free and open to the public, so please join us.
“We are thrilled to work with the Tribeca Film Festival once again and bring back the Tribeca Cinema Series to Caesars Atlantic City,” said Don Marrandino, Eastern Division President for Caesars Entertainment. “Each year, the event provides visitors and residents with an incredible opportunity to enjoy celebrated films in a picturesque seaside setting and enforces why Caesars Atlantic City is a leader in providing exceptional entertainment options.”
What’s the discount?
While in town, film-goers can visit Sammy Hagar’s Beach Bar to enjoy cocktails and delicious food. In addition, specialty popcorn will be available throughout the series in a variety of appealing flavors. Those looking for weekend-long entertainment can also take advantage of Caesars’ accommodations, and spend a few days enjoying the full range of entertainment and nightlife options the resort has to offer.
Most importantly, what are the movies???
In this charming comedy, Oscar-nominee Demián Bichir (A Better Life, “Weeds”) stars as Ernesto, a Colombian pilot whose plane has crashed in a small Irish village. Not able to speak a word of English, a precocious 9-year old boy named Paco, the only one in his town who knows Spanish, becomes his translator. Rewriting Ernesto’s mysterious and questionable past, Paco turns him into a hero and a celebrity, motivating the entire town to rally behind Ernesto to help rebuild his plane. When a seedy Colombian detective arrives and threatens to reveal a dark secret about Ernesto, the town begins to question who they can trust. Inspired by true events, Runway tells the story of a boy needing a father, a man wanting a family, and a town willing to do anything for a hero.
A small town cinema in rural Ireland in the 1950s becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between Rome and Hollywood, and a man and his conscience. Martin Sheen (The Departed, The Way, “The West Wing”) stars as Father Daniel Berry in Stella Days, a story about the excitement of the unknown versus the security of the familiar, as those in the town find themselves on the cusp of the modern but still clinging to the traditions of church and a cultural identity forged in very different times.
Janice (Jenna Fischer from "The Office") is down on her luck. Out of work and living with her well-intentioned but overbearing sister Jill, Janice is struggling to find her way and build a fulfilling life for herself. When she meets Tim, a street performer whose unique talents as a "living statue" don't exactly pay the bills, she recognizes a kindred spirit. As they get to know each other, Janice begins to feel that she has met a like-minded person who could make her happy. But as their connection begins to blossom, Jill's meddling ways threaten to undermine Janice's first real shot at love. Quirky and heartwarming, funny and touching, writer/director Lee Kirk's Giant Mechanical Man is a refreshing look at a woman's desire to assert her independence and find love on her own terms.
388 Arletta Avenue is a fresh, subversive take on the found-footage horror genre from the makers of Splice and Cube, a faceless voyeur’s twisted manipulation of a young couple escalates into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, as seen from the perspective of hidden cameras he’s concealed throughout their house.
Won't you join us?
“We are proud to once again partner with Caesars Atlantic City to bring a wide range of independent films to this wonderful beachside setting,” said Patty Newburger, SVP, Tribeca Enterprises. “We hope to continue this incredible partnership for years to come.”
One more thing: Caesars has created four specialty summer cocktails inspired by the movie line-up, which will be available all weekend:
The Runway: “Crash Landing”
Half pint of Harp, Half pint of Lemonade
Stella Days: “Irish Days”
Jameson Irish Whiskey, Peach Brandy, Orange Juice, Sweet and Sour Mix, Orange Slice and a Cherry Garnish
The Giant Mechanical Man: “French Martini”
ABSOLUT Vanilia Vodka, Chambord Liquor, Pineapple Juice
388 Arletta Avenue: “The 388”
ABSOLUT Vodka, Pomegranate Juice, Splash of Pineapple Juice
What are you waiting for? Join Tribeca and Caesars in Atlantic City this summer!