Movies in the Park presents family friendly ‘UP’ in Nevada City |

Movies in the Park presents family friendly ‘UP’ in Nevada City

A previous "Movies in the Park" event where "Princess Bride" was being shown.
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WHAT: Nevada City Film Festival, City of Nevada City and The Union newspaper present Movies in the Park with Disney-Pixar’s UP

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 22, Gates 7 p.m., film at sunset

WHERE: Pioneer Park, Band Shell, Nevada City, CA

TICKETS: $7/general admission, $5/children 12 and under (Tickets are available online at or at the gate)

Saturday, Aug. 22, the Nevada City Film Festival, City of Nevada City and The Union newspaper present Movies in the Park, a cinematic experience for the entire family, with a special outdoor screening of the 2009 masterpiece “UP” at Pioneer Park in Nevada City.

“UP” is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

Retired balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen (legendary actor Ed Asner lends his voice), is ready for his last chance at high-flying excitement. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets off to the lost world of his childhood dreams. Unbeknownst to Carl, an overeager 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer Russell (Jordan Nagai) is on Carl’s front porch! The world’s most unlikely duo meet fantastic friends like Dug, a dog with a special collar that allows him to speak, and Kevin, a rare 13-foot tall flightless bird. Stuck together in the wilds of the jungle, Carl realizes that sometimes life’s biggest adventures aren’t the ones you set out looking for. An exciting, funny, and poignant adventure, “UP” offers an impeccably crafted story told with wit and arranged with depth, as well as yet another visual Pixar treat.

The family friendly film was carefully selected for both kids and parents to enjoy. The Film Festival brings in state of the art projection and sound to create an outdoor movie theatre on the grass in front of the band shell at the park.

Join us before the movie for balloons and concessions. There will also be a DisneyBound costume theme for the event. Made popular by a Tumblr fashion blog DisneyBounding, now an international sensation, is utilizing color schemes of your favorite Disney characters to create an outfit that mirrors the essence and likeness of that character.

Costumes strongly encouraged. Beer, wine, popcorn, and soft drinks available for purchase. Outside food and drink allowed. Blankets, low-back chairs, and flashlights are suggested.

Movies in the Park continues with the Audience Choice Winner, Labyrinth on Thursday, Sept. 3, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Seating opens at 7 p.m., with film at sunset.

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