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Photo of crowd at Spartan Cinema

This spring and summer, UNC Greensboro will partner once again with LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro to present “Spartan Cinema,” a series of Friday night movie screenings that are free and open to the public.

The series kicks off May 4 with a showing of Academy Award-winning “Coco,” and will wrap up in late August with “Black Panther” and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”

In addition to movies, attendees will enjoy a variety of pre-movie activities for families, including UNCG musical performances, games, giveaways and more. Participants are encouraged to wear blue and gold and tag their event photos #SpartanCinema on social media.

The full schedule can be found below and at greensborodowntownparks.org/movie-nights.

  • May 4: Coco
  • May 11: Wonder Woman
  • May 25: Leap
  • June 1: Queen of Katwe
  • June 8: Mulan
  • June 15: The Princess and the Frog
  • June 22: Sing
  • June 29: Brave
  • July 6: Captain America: Civil War
  • July 13: Despicable Me 3
  • July 20: Lion King
  • July 27: The Sandlot
  • August 3: Moana
  • August 10: Toy Story
  • August 17: Black Panther
  • August 24: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

In addition to the Friday night movie screenings, park visitors can buy UNCG gear at the new “Spartan Shop @ The Park,” located in a kiosk at the LeBauer Park entrance. The shop will be open during Spartan Cinema and other special events, as well as Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Story by Alyssa Bedrosian, University Communications
Photography by Alycee Byrd, University Communications

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