NYPA Features Mystery and Matrimony in the Movies

Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304

April 30, 2010


MASSENA—Mystery and matrimony are the subjects of four upcoming films featured in the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) “Friday Matinees” series. 

The movies are part of a year-round film series at the NYPA’s admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center auditorium.  The series run every Friday at 1:30 p.m., and features different monthly themes and free popcorn.

The May schedule is:

May 7
: “27 Dresses” (2008). After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly loves.

May 14
: “P.S. I Love You,” (2008). A young widow discovers her late husband has left her ten messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

May 21
: “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt,” (2009). Remake of the 1956 film noir in which a writer's plan to expose a corrupt district attorney takes an unexpected turn.

May 28
: “Leap Year,” (2010). A woman with an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day (Feb. 29) faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin.

In addition to enjoying free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as water power and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors will be sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.

At this time of year, the visitors center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  In May, it will be transitioning to a 7-day a week summer schedule with extended hours. Information on this schedule will be announced shortly.

For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 ext. 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 is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 80 percent of the electricity it 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, www.nypa.gov.


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