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Calling All Movie Lovers for Short Film Screenings!

Posted on 05/10/24 by Andre Hidalgo

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There’s nothing quite like local! Like MOVIES! That's Why AARP is Here to Help You Stay Connected.

AARP Long Island Presents - a series of in-person and virtual events, in collaboration with Gold Coast Arts Center!

Adventure, love, drama, comedy, animation, science, history… short film programs provide it all and prove that good things can come in small packages.

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1. Monday, July 15, 2024: 7 p.m. | RETRO FILM IN-PERSON EVENT

Gold Coast Arts Center
113 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11021

Gold Coast Arts will present a live screening of the 80’s classic film Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt). The event will include music, swag bags and drinks. AARP Long Island is a proud sponsor of this event.  Please feel free to stop by our AARP table and meet volunteers! They will have giveaways, information and resources, and share what we do in your community!

For tickets and information regarding this event, Gold Coast Arts Center, 516-829-2570, info@goldcoastarts.org

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2. Tuesday, October 29, 2024: 7 p.m. | “BEST OF THE FEST” SHORT FILM IN-PERSON EVENT

Register: https://events.aarp.org/goldcoastshorts1029

Manhasset Cinemas
430 Plandome Road
Manhasset, NY 11030

Gold Coast will present a free live screening of the BEST short films from the last 14 years of the Gold Coast Int’l Film Festival. The event will take place at Manhasset Cinemas (seating capacity 150) and will be free for AARP members and guests to attend, courtesy of AARP Long Island.  Registration is required to secure a seat to this VIP special event.

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3. SHORT FILM SUNDAYS

A FREE virtual series of short film programs curated by Gold Coast International Film Festival! Adventure, love, drama, comedy, animation, science, history… short film programs provide it all and prove that good things can come in small packages. Join us again each week for a new program of short films curated just for AARP Long Island by the team at the award-winning Gold Coast International Film Festival. All programs run approximately one hour long and are FREE to watch from the comfort and safety of your home. You are welcome to register for one or all the movies! You do not have to be an AARP member to register. Advanced registration is required. Look out for our emails with registration links each week before the program. Registration is required to access the short films. You will receive a code after your registration has been confirmed.

  • Sunday, September 1, 2024: Gold Coast International Film Festival and AARP present LIGHTS, CAMERA and LOTS OF ACTION! | Short films filled with lots of adventure!

Register: https://events.aarp.org/LightsCameraAction

  • Sunday, October 6, 2024: Gold Coast International Film Festival and AARP present ALL ABOUT ANIMALS! | A fabulous collection of films about all kinds of animals, pets, and more!

Register: https://events.aarp.org/ALLABOUTANIMALS

  • Sunday, November 3, 2024: Gold Coast International Film Festival and AARP present FAMILY FAVORITES! A fantastic selection of films to watch with your kids and grandkids (and the young at heart.)

Register: https://events.aarp.org/FAMILYFAVORITES

  • Sunday, December 1, 2024: Gold Coast International Film Festival and AARP present WORLD TRAVELERS! | Take a trip around the world with our favorite foreign shorts!

Register: https://events.aarp.org/WORLDTRAVELERS

We look forward to seeing you virtually at the movies.

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