George Mason Hosts Summer Film Festival

Posted: June 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason will host Cox Communication Northern Virginia’s Movies Under the Moon venture July 11-19 on the football field next to the P.E. Building and behind the tennis courts. The event is being held to benefit Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children and a camp for children with cancer.

The following movies will be shown for free on a 40-by-20-foot screen complete with Dolby Surround Sound:

  • July 11 – Grease
  • July 12 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • July 13 – E.T.
  • July 14 – Top Gun
  • July 15 – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • July 16 – North by Northwest
  • July 17 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • July 18 – My Big Fat Greek Wedding
  • July 19 – Shrek

Plenty of food from local restaurants will be available on-site for purchase, and free parking in Lots A, J, and K is available. Cox also suggests guests bring a blanket or a low beach chair to sit on. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the films will start at 8:30 p.m.

One of the film festival’s beneficiaries, Special Love/Camp Fantastic, is a nonprofit group that provides support to families that have children diagnosed with cancer. Special Love/Camp Fantastic also runs a camp for the children.

For more information, visit the Movies Under the Moon web site or call Alissa Karton at or call (703) 993-1438.

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