Innovation and Cinema event series is held in Bailey Park all summer and into the fall.

Innovation & Cinema

Two young children ready to watch a movie in Bailey Park.

Movie Night at Bailey Park

It’s the summer of STEM in the Innovation Quarter!

Innovation & Cinema returns to beautiful Bailey Park’s lower lawn for a magnetic season of films about science, technology, engineering and mathematics presented by a/perture cinema.

Make your way to the smokestacks to revel in these award-winning movies that also exemplify the importance of representation and diversity in entertainment, both in front and behind the camera.

2022 Films & Showtimes

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June 10 @ 7:30 PM

Queen of Katwe

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Starring Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o.

  • Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema
  • Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company
  • Food: Buns on the Run and Kona Ice

Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7:30.

July 15 @ 7:30 PM

The Lego Movie

An ordinary LEGO construction worker prophesied as special is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis. Starring the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks.

  • Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema
  • Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company
  • Food: Giannos Gelato

Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7:30.

August 12 @ 7:30 PM

Real Genius

An uptight teenage prodigy enters a top engineering college but feels awkward among the freewheeling students. When a professor aims to turn their laser project into a military weapon, he and his offbeat roommate plot to ruin the plan. Starring Val Kilmer, Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink.

  • Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema
  • Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company
  • Food: Wutyasay Food Truck

Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7:30.

September 23 @ 6:30 PM

Spare Parts

Four Mexican high school students form a robotics club. With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and a dream, this ragtag team goes up against MIT, the country’s reigning robotics champion. Starring George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carlos Pena Vega

  • Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema
  • Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company
  • Food: Pacific Rim and BoHo Berries

Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7:30.

October 14 @ 6:30 PM

Ghostbusters (2016)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon.

  • Film and popcorn: a/perture cinema
  • Drinks: Incendiary Brewing Company
  • Food: Que Viva Latin Street Grill

Come in costume for an early Halloween!

Doors open at 6:30. Film starts at 7:30.

What to Expect

Every Innovation & Cinema showing will feature drinks from Incendiary Brewing, movies and popcorn from a/perture cinema, and bites to eat from a variety of local food trucks at this signature series.

Reservations are not required this year. “Doors” open one hour before the film begins. Bring your own chair or blanket.

Don’t forget to support our neighborhood retailers, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and more before and after the show! Browse through our amenities to plan a full evening out on the town.

Rain date: We’re reserving August 12, 2022, as a rain date. Check social media for updates, including cancellations.

Happening this Week in the
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Wutyasay Food Truck

Join Wutyasay Food Truck for delicious dishes inspired by soul food, including a menu full of good southern cooking like burgers, fried chicken and brisket.
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Urban Street Grill food truck

Urban Street Grill

Join Urban Street Grill for delicious dishes inspired by Jin and Shawn Chang. Urban Street Grill specializes in Korean barbecue, tacos, burritos and more.
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Que Viva! Latin Street Grill

Que Viva! Latin Street Grill joins us each Thursday in Bailey Park. The family-owned truck specializes in Latin America cuisine, mainly from Columbia, but also has other South American dishes to choose…
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