Behold! Summer nights of cinema have returned

Every Friday evening from 23 June to 30 August, join us in the city’s public parks for aneclectic selection of summer-night films: thrillers, spy parodies, tearful melodramas, comedies, including musical and an unforgettable western that’s so much more. It’s business as usual: there will be eats, drinks, DJs and other fun stuff to do before the silver screen lights up at nightfall.

Good to know:

– Films are free of charge and for publics of all ages;

– Pre-movie fun begins at 6pm: DJ sets, games, thematic workshops and plenty more;

– Refreshments stands and food trucks onsite;

– Access for persons with disabilities;

– Bring your own chairs, throws, picnic cloths, and don’t forget your preferred itchy critter repellent (poor things);

– Movies begin at twilight.



Organised by the associations Les Films du Spectre and Speaker

The programme

Note that all films are in French.



Parc du Heyritz, chemin de Heyritz, city centre*

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (OSS 117, Le Caire nid d’espions)

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius

With Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, Aure Atika

France 20061hr39 – in French

1955: Cairo is swarming with spies and Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, aka OSS 117 is sent there to establish order. A parody of double OO7, the master spy created by British author Ian Fleming in a series of 14 novels. What better film to open with in Strasbourg, designated by Unesco as World Capital of Books 2024.


Parc de la Bergerie, Cronenbourg

Finding Nemo (Le Monde de Némo)

Directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

Voices: Franck Dubosc, Céline Monsarrat, Nicolas Marié

USA 2003 1h40 in French

Marin and her son Nemo live in the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea. Like all young fish of his age, he dreams of exploring the mysterious reefs.

After talking toys, insects and monsters, Pixar personifies the underwater world in this unforgettable animated film.


Jardin des deux-rives, Port du Rhin *

North by Northwest (La Mort aux trousses)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

With Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason

USA 1959 2hr16 in French

A New York ad executive goes on the run after a group of foreign spies mistakes him for a government agent. Along the way, he falls in love with a woman, whose loyalty is uncertain. Inspired by a true story, this high-tension masterpiece is enhanced even further by the bygone glamour of Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint.


Parc de la Bergerie, Cronenbourg

Back to the Future (Retour vers le futur)

Directed by Robert Zemeckis

With Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

USA 1985 1hr56 in French

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student is propelled 30 years back in time, inside a DeLorean invented by his friend, the whacky scientist Doc Brown.

The fruit of collaboration between Zemickis and Spielberg, Back to the Future marks the beginning of a highly successful sci-fi saga that continues to break time barriers. Great Scott!


Parc du Heyritz, chemin de Heyritz, city centre *

Tout sur ma mère (Todo sobre mi madre)

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

With Marisa Paredes, Cecilia Roth, Candela Peña

Spain 1999 1hr41 in French

Esteban invites his mother Manuela to the theatre to see A Tramway Named Desire. Manuela reveals that his father once played the part of Stanly Kowalsky in the play. This is first time he’s ever heard his mother speak of his father. Then Esteban is hit by a car and dies. Devasted, Manuela tries to track his father down.

A poignant melodrama from one of cinema’s greatest masters.


Parc des Sports, Hautepierre


Directed by Danny Boyle

With Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino

United Kingdom2019 1hr56 in French

Jack is a struggling singer and songwriter whose dreams are slowing sinking, in spite of encouragement from his childhood friend. He’s hit by a bus and awakes up in a world where no one has ever heard of the Beatles. A musical comedy whose title received the benediction of no less than Sir Paul McCartney himself.


Parc Henri Will, Neudorf  *

Le Dîner de cons (Dinner of Fools)

Directed by Francis Veber

With Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Francis Huster

France 19981hr20in French

Pierre and his friends play a dinnerparty game once a week. Each of them comes accompanied by an idiotic fool. Whoever brings the biggest fool wins the game. Pierre believes he has found a sure-fire winner in the person of François Pignon, an accountant.

Initiated by surrealists in the 1920s, the fools’ dinner is a concept that triggered unforgettable sidesplitting laughter and made the lives of the François Pignons of this world miserable,upon release of this comedy become cult.


Parc Albert Schweitzer, Koenigshoffen

Million Dollar Baby

Directed by Clint Eastwood

With Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman

USA20052hr12in French

With a daughter who has rejected him, boxing coach Frankie Dunn lives in an emotional desert, until the day Maggi comes knocking at the door of his gym.

Hilary Swank underwent three months of rigorous training with worldrenowned boxing coach Hector Roca for her role as Maggi, which won her the Oscar for best actress.


Jardin des Deux-Rives, Port du Rhin *

Il était une fois la révolution (Giù la testa)

Directed by Sergio Leone

With James Coburn, Rod Steiger, Romolo Valli

Italy 1971 2hr37in French

Pillager and outlaw Juan Miranda and John Mallory, ex IRA, hook up to rob a bank. But both will soon find themselves at the centre of the Mexican revolution. The second feature of Leone’s One Upon a Time trilogy, this legendary western follows their adventures, to the haunting music of maestro Ennio Morricone. Duck, you sucker!

* Parks marked with asterisk (Heyrich, Deux Rives, Port du Rhin, Henri Will) are near the salle de la Bourse at Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny in the city centre where you can shelter in case of a mega-summer storm.

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Poster and graphics: Jean Leblanc