Modern classics under the stars

UI’s Screen on the Green movie series begins tonight

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Students and families gather for a Screen on the Green on the Theophilus Tower lawn at the University of Idaho in Moscow.

The University of Idaho’s annual Screen on the Green series of modern classic movies starts tonight in Moscow with David Bowie’s musicafantasy “Labyrinth.”

The family-friendly outdoor movies, presented by the Department of Student Involvement and Vandal Entertainment, show at dusk on Thursdays through Aug. 24 on the Theophilus Tower lawn. Screenings will be rescheduled in the event of bad weather.

Patrons are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and snacks. Seating opens at 7:30 p.m.

The Theophilus Tower lawn is located off Paradise Creek Street, between Line Street and Stadium Drive. Free public parking is available in Gold lot 56 on the corner of Sixth and Rayburn streets.

More information is at

Movie schedule

June 8: “Labyrinth” (1986), PG

June 15: “Groundhog Day” (1993), PG

June 22: “Jumanji” (1995), PG

June 29: “The NeverEnding Story” (1984), PG

July 6: “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” (1989), PG

July 13: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981), PG

July 20: “Tron” (1982), PG

July 27: “Men in Black” (1997), PG-13

Aug. 3: “Batman” (1989), PG-13

Aug. 10: “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (1989), PG

Aug. 17: “Legally Blonde” (2001), PG-13

Aug. 24: “Clueless” (1995), PG-13 (presented by UI’s Resident Hall Association)