Beginning May 13, two movies per month will be shown free on the Blue Parrot beach of Playa del Carmen.
Noches de Cine Frente al Ma or Movie nights oceanfront program will be showing the two movies for free every other Wednesday at the Blue Parrot Club in Playa del Carmen.
Movie night will start at 7:30 p.m. with various titles being shown, the first of which is Marley, the documentary through old footage by Kevin MacDonald. The documentary will show live performances never seen before as well as unreleased music and interviews with family, friends and people close to the legendary singer.
Admission to the Wednesday Blue Parrot movie nights are free.
Another outdoor movie project is El Cine Club at La Ceiba Park every Wednesday and Friday evening. Their Sharing Movies with Playa del Carmen project shows documentaries and movies about the environment, art, learning and reflecting as well as promotion social actions among those living in Playa del Carmen.
Admission to the Wednesday and Friday movie nights at La Ceiba Park cost a maximum of $25 peso.
“Movies can help drive education and they add cultural value to society,” says the Cine Club. The money is used to take the movies to places to Maya communities — to those who would not otherwise have an opportunity to see them.