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Free Movies at NYPA Visitors Center

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, ext. 304
Karen.White@nypa.gov

February 26, 2014


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSSENA — Four hit movies will be screened in March during “Friday Matinees” at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center in Massena.

The movies and popcorn are free. All show times are 1:30 p.m.

March 7 - “CAPTAIN PHILLIPS” (2013): The true story of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. Starring Tom Hanks; PG-13.

March 14 - “ENOUGH SAID” (2013): A divorced woman pursues the man she’s interested in, but learns he’s her new girlfriend’s ex-husband. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini; PG-13.

March 21 - “THE BUTLER” (2013): Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents as a White House butler as the civil rights movement, Vietnam and other major events affect his life, family and American society. Starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey; PG-13.

March 28 - “NOW YOU SEE ME” (2013): An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Starring Josie Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Woody Harrelson; PG-13.

The Friday matinees are part of a year-round, free movie festival.

Visitors can also learn more about electricity and the New York Power Authority’s St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Plant with hands-on, interactive exhibits and scenic panoramic views.

During winter months, the visitors center is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 315-764-0226, extension 302, or visit NYPA on the web at www.nypa.gov.

 

About NYPA:

■The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020.■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information visit www.nypa.gov or follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.