The Lion King is a 2019 American musical film directed and produced by Jon Favreau, written by Jeff Nathanson, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a photorealistic live action remake of Disney's traditionally animated 1994 film of the same name. The film stars the voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, as well as James Earl Jones reprising his role from the original film. The plot follows Simba, a young lion who must embrace his role as the rightful king of his native land following the murder of his father, Mufasa, at the hands of his uncle, Scar.
Join us on Saturday, November 16th at 6:00pm as we take to the streets in North Hamilton and bring this classic movie to the big screen. Admission is FREE and so is the face painting and the fun castle and we're encouraging everyone to wear their favourite Africa-inspired outfit! Glam Pop and Ashley's Lemonade will be on site so bring along your chairs and settle in for this open-air screening that will transport you to the plains of Africa!
The City is encouraging all movie-goers to support the many eateries in the area, including Jamaican Grill, Casablanca Uptown, Fish N Tings, Soul Food, Juice n Beans, Pie Factory and others.
The closet parking lot will be the Elliott Street lot. There will be restricted parking on Dundonald Street, between Court and Parliament Streets starting at 6:00am on Saturday, until 11:00pm.