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2017 Courtyard Cinema season kicks off w/ FREE screening of SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU on February 9 at Ward Village

The 2017 Courtyard Cinema at Ward Village kicks off this February 9 with a FREE outdoor screening of the true romantic story SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU, chronicling the first date of young Chicago lawyers Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson. Debuting at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, this lovely, often times funny, and very romantic film wowed audiences and also shows the beginning of an everlasting romance that continues today as these two individuals would one day become the President and First Lady of the United States.

This screening is also apropos as it coincides with the final day of the Medium White Tee installation and shop at Ward Centre.

Synopsis: Young Chicago lawyers Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) and Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) spend a sweltering summer afternoon visiting the art museum, eating lunch together, watching Do The Right Thing, getting some ice cream and sharing a first kiss in this dramatization of the President and First Lady’s fateful first date. Director Richard Tanne’s debut feature premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

What: SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU (2016, USA, 84 minutes)
Director: Richard Tanne

When: February 9, 2017
Doors open at 6pm / Screening starts after dusk

Where: Ward Village Courtyard
1240 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

Although FREE, a ticket is required for entry. RSVP here.

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