Posted on July 4, 2012 at 7:05 pm

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Free Flicks: Rise of the Underdog starts tomorrow at Harbourfront Centre

Root for the longshot!
Free Flicks: Rise of the Underdog starts tomorrow at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Canada

 July 4 to Aug. 29 at 9 p.m. (approximately)

WHAT: 

Free Flicks 2012: Rise of the Underdog

Harbourfront Centre’s Free Flicks: Rise of the Underdog returns every Wednesday night. It’s an opportunity to capture candid moments as movie watchers enjoy free cult classics by the waterfront. It’s audience choice for the finale of Free Flicks on August 29! Vote for your favorite underdog at harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks.

WHERE:

Harbourfront Centre’s WestJet Stage, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

WHEN:

Every Wednesday, starting July 4 to Aug. 29, 2012 at approximately 9 p.m.          

WHAT, EXACTLY:

Free Flicks: Office Space
Wednesday, July 4, 9 p.m.
Release your office frustrations by viewing this classic comedy by the waterfront and root for the little guy!

Free Flicks: Zoolander
Wednesday, July 11, 9 p.m.
Watch everyone’s favourite male model strut down the catwalk, as Ben Stiller shows that even extremely good-looking people have problems.                                                 

Free Flicks: When We Were Kings
Wednesday, July 18, 9 p.m.
Discover the rise of boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, through this Academy Award-winning documentary. Take a look back on history and experience one of the greatest boxing matches of all time!

Free Flicks: Napoleon Dynamite
Wednesday, July 25, 9 p.m.
Every nerd has his day to shine, as Napoleon Dynamite wins the hearts of audiences and spawns classic jokes between friends!

Free Flicks: The Social Network
Wednesday, August 1, 9 p.m. 
How did we ever survive before Facebook? Discover the rise of the social media tool used by millions and the man behind its conception.

Free Flicks: Whip It
Wednesday, August 8, 9 p.m. 
A small-town misfit discovers who she is, while developing a ruthless roller derby reputation. It’s a movie full of non-stop action and girl-power! To get us into the spirit, the Toronto Roller Derby League leads a Planet IndigenUS-style Bingo before the movie! Participate and watch as we get ready for Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS festival starting August 10!

Free Flicks: Whale Rider
Wednesday, August 15, 9 p.m.
Celebrate Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS festival by seeing Whale Rider! Watch as a young girl in New Zealand struggles to be recognized as a chief. Fighting against traditions, she rises to the challenge!

Free Flicks: Moneyball
Wednesday, August 22, 8:40 p.m.
Cheer for the underdogs of the Oakland Athletics, as manager Billy Beane pulls together a band of unlikely heros.

Free Flicks: Voter’s Choice: Karate Kid, Rocky, Rudy or Billy Elliot
Wednesday, August 29, 8:50 p.m.
Have your say at the finale of Free Flicks: Voter’s Choice and see your favorite underdog on the big screen at Harbourfront Centre! Cast your vote at harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks.

HOW (MUCH):          
All events are FREE!

WHY:  
Because it’s fun! And who doesn’t like free movies under the stars?

MORE:
For more information, the public can call 416-973-4000 or visit harbourfrontcentre.com/freeflicks

Photo Credit: Ricky Yu