Events - Prospect Park Alliance

Past Event

Location

Long Meadow

Time

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Admission

Free

Boyz n the Hood (R)

Join NYC Parks for Festival Friday with the Hip Hop Film Festival!

Boyz n the Hood (R)
Celebrate the work of John Singleton with this groundbreaking film that follows Tre Styles (Cuba Gooding), who is sent to live with his father Furious Styles (Lawrence Fishburne) in South Central Los Angeles, surrounded by the neighborhood's booming gang culture. This coming of age drama was nominated for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay at the 64th Academy Awards, making Singleton the youngest person and the first African-American to be nominated for Best Director. This drama was Singleton’s his directorial debut, and stars Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Angela Bassett, and Oscar-winner, Regina King. 

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 8:30 pm 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.