Southampton Arts Center continues its summer movie series this Friday, August 21, with an outdoor screening of Close Encounters of the Third Kind presented by Hamptons International Film Festival and sponsored by Dan’s Papers.
Directed by East Hampton Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, the 1977 film centers on a line worker who feels drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness after an encounter with UFOs. Richard Dreyfuss stars.
The screening will take place on the grounds of the Southampton Arts Center at 25 Jobs Lane in Southampton Village. Bring a blanket or beach chairs and a picnic.
Showtime is at approximately 8:30 p.m. and the film is 127 minutes long. Watch the trailer below.