A free outdoor movie series called Motion pictures in McCoppin was established in 2012 at McCoppin Square, a park which straddles the Sundown and Parkside Districts. But that totally free outdoor movie series went dark during the pandemic, and the totally free films have actually not played given that October 2019.
Now, the area group People of Parkside Sundown (POPS) is bringing it back, and the show will go on again Friday. POPS announced that Movies at McCoppin returns Friday, October 7, and continues every Friday night in October.
Image: People of Parkside Sunset
“After going on hiatus for 2 years due to the pandemic, Motion pictures in McCoppin is back this fall,” POPS stated in an email statement. “In addition to FREE films, we will likewise provide complementary light refreshments and activities for kids, so you can bring the whole family! Activities will begin at 6:00 pm, and the movie will start at or around 6:30 pm.”
The 2022 Films in McCoppin schedule, which is all family-friendly Disney, Pixar, or Marvel Studios films, is as follows:
October 7: Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings
October 14: Encanto
October 21: Spider-Man: No Chance House
October 28: Soul
Yes, a number of these films have currently had outdoor screenings previously this summer at other San Francisco parks. However it’s excellent to see a community tradition return for its 10th anniversary, even if they haven’t had the ability to hold the occasion for all ten of those years.