THE FIX We’re ad­dicted to out­door cine­mas

Out­door cine­mas have be­come a big deal in Syd­ney. From fam­ily fun to movies by the har­bour, Syd­ney’s al fresco cine­mas are best un­der a clear sum­mer's night sky.

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Movies by the Boule­vard

Held at the iconic Cathy Free­man Park, Movies by the Boule­vard is a great sum­mer­time fam­ily event at Syd­ney Olympic Park. A qual­ity se­lec­tion of food and bev­er­ages will be avail­able for pur­chase, as well as kids’ en­ter­tain­ment from 6pm. Films screen­ing in­clude “Avengers: In­fin­ity War”, “Ocean’s 8”, “Peter Rab­bit”, “Black Pan­ther”, “Crazy Rich Asians” and “The Great­est Show­man”. Best of all it’s FREE!

Wed–sun 12–13, 16–20 and 23–27 Jan­uary. Movies at 8.30pm. Cathy Free­man Park on Olympic Boule­vard, Syd­ney Olympic Park. syd­ney­olympic­park.com.au

St.ge­orge Ope­nair Cin­ema

Sum­mer’s hottest cin­ema ticket has to be St.ge­orge Ope­nair Cin­ema. Watch as a mas­sive 350 square me­tre cin­ema screen rises from the har­bour against the ex­tra­or­di­nary back­drop of the Syd­ney Har­bour Bridge, Opera House and city sky­line. The 2019 pro­gram fea­tures more than a dozen pre­miere and pre­view screen­ings as well as a se­lec­tion of 2018’s best films. Ad­vance book­ings rec­om­mended, with lim­ited door sales each night.

8 Jan­uary–16 Fe­bru­ary. Mrs Mac­quar­ies Point, ad­ja­cent to Royal Botanic Gar­dens, Syd­ney. Films start 8.30pm. stge­or­geope­nair.com.au

Night Owls Kids’ Film Fes­ti­val

En­joy fam­ily-friendly out­door fun at Night Owls Kids’ Film Fes­ti­val. Each night from 6pm there’ll be live en­ter­tain­ment, fol­lowed at 6.30pm by lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional short films cu­rated in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Lit­tle Big Shots, Aus­tralia’s ma­jor chil­dren’s short film fes­ti­val. The main event kicks off at 6.45pm, with the coolest out­door sum­mer fea­ture films, in­clud­ing “Peter Rab­bit”, “A Wrin­kle In Time”, “Coco”, “The Lego Nin­jago Movie” and “Padding­ton 2”.

4–20 Jan­uary, Vil­lage Green (North), Dar­ling Quar­ter. 1-25 Har­bour Street, Syd­ney. dar­lingquar­ter.com/play/night-owls-2019

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