Movies in Clark Park: Concrete Cowboy

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm
Clark Park Bowl 4301 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Watch Philadelphia on the big screen as we present the 2020 film Concrete Cowboy! Based on the book Ghetto Cowboy, this film tells the story of a rebellious teen sent to Philadelphia to live with his estranged father for the summer. While there, he finds kinship with a tight-knit community of Black cowboys based on the real-life Fletcher Street Stables.

PLEASE NOTE: This film is rated R for language, drugs, and violence, and may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Runtime 1 hour 51 minutes.

To help our guests feel comfortable at this event, we will offer three seating areas, clearly designated onsite. Although this event is free to attend, guests are encouraged to register so we can help guide you in the area best suited for your specific needs and communicate information about weather or other updates.

  • COVID Safety Seating Area (designated with blue flags): If you or members of your group need COVID safety precautions including masking and social distancing to fully enjoy the show, reserve a spot in this section at check out. Recommended for parties with unvaccinated members including young children.
  • Fully Vaccinated Groups (designated with red flags): If you are more comfortable knowing your neighbors are all fully vaccinated, make a reservation for this section at check out. Masking and social distancing are not required in this section.
  • Open Seating (designated with white flags): If you prefer to show up without a reservation as we have in the past then you can do that too! Masks will not be required for open seating, but we recommend unvaccinated folks still mask up and maintain distance for their own safety. No pre-registration is required for this section.

The schedule this year will be Black Panther on August 6th, A League of Their Own on August 13th, The Iron Giant on August 20th, and Concrete Cowboy on August 27th. The films will be screened beginning at sundown in the Clark Park bowl during fair weather. Bring a blanket or chair and join the fun! In the event of rain, we will reschedule one film for Friday, September 17th.

Event Type: 
Community Events
Global Region: 
American (United States)