Movies Under The Pines

Movies Under the Pines are BACK!


The Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) presents Movies Under the Pines, an outdoor cinema experience for the entire family at the Pioneer Park Bandshell, 421 Nimrod St, Nevada City.

The film festival brings in state of the art projection and sound to create an outdoor movie theatre on the grass at Pioneer Park. Beer, wine, popcorn, and soft drinks are available for purchase. Outside food and non-alcoholic drinks allowed. Outside alcoholic beverages prohibited. Blankets and low back chairs are suggested.

Come early to picnic with your family and enjoy lawn games at 7:30pm or show up when the films start at sunset (around 8:30pm). Every spot in the park is a good one. Tickets $8/Per Person or $30/Per Family (four people).

2022 DATES: June 10 and 24, July 8 and 22 and August 12 and 26

June 10

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off 

Directed by John Hughes

PG-13 1986 Comedy/Romance 1hr 38min

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’ trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act.

June 24

Raya and the Last Dragon 

Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada and Don Hall 

PG 2021 Family/Adventure 1hr 54min

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned, and it’s up to a lone warrior to track down the last dragon and stop the Druun for good.

July 8 

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

PG-13 2000 Musical/Comedy 1hr 42min

Ulysses Everett McGill (George Clooney) is having difficulty adjusting to his hard-labor sentence in Mississippi. He scams his way off the chain gang with simple Delmar (Tim Blake Nelson) and maladjusted Pete (John Turturro), then the trio sets out to pursue freedom and the promise of a fortune in buried treasure. With nothing to lose and still in shackles, their hasty run takes them on an incredible journey of awesome experiences and colorful characters.

July 22

The Goonies

Directed by Richard Donner

PG 1985 Adventure/Comedy 1hr 54min

Old-fashioned yarn about a band of adventurous kids who take on the might of a property developing company which plans to destroy their home to build a country club. When the children discover an old pirate map in the attic, they follow it into an underground cavern in search of lost treasure but come up against plenty of dangerous obstacles along the way.

August 12 

Almost Famous

Directed by Cameron Crowe

R 2000 Comedy/Drama 2hr 2min

Set in 1973, it chronicles the funny and often poignant coming of age of 15-year-old William, an unabashed music fan who is inspired by the seminal bands of the time. When his love of music lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview the up-and-coming band Stillwater — fronted by lead guitarist Russell Hammond and lead singer Jeff Bebe William embarks on an eye-opening journey with the band’s tour, despite the objections of his protective mother.

August 26

Opening Night of the 22nd Annual Nevada City Film Festival