Movie, Movies, He Got Game, Denzel Washington, Brooklyn, Spike Lee, Prospect Place

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

Spike Lee’s classic 1998 American sports drama unfolds when Jake Shuttlesworth (Denzel Washington), a convicted murdere and father of the top-ranked basketball prospect (Ray Allen) in the country, is released for a week by the state’s governor (Ned Beatty) to persuade his son to play for the governor’s alma mater, in exchange for a much reduced prison sentence. This powerful film is the third of four film collaborations between Washington and Lee.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 7:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. This film is rated R.


Brower Park Accessible
Prospect Place & Kingston Avenue



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Brittany Ineson

Brittany is a writer and an avid list-maker. When she isn't planning her day on paper, she's out living it with her dog Brooklyn; antiquing, visiting local parks or hiking. A born and raised Brooklynite,...

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