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alFresco FilmFesto's Deppinitely going off the Depp end

We're all in Depp trouble!


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This is totally OLD internet news because everyone's been tweeting about this for three minutes at least, but here it is anyway. The 12th annual alFresco FilmFesto has announced their summer series and heeeere's Johnny!/they're Depptomaniacs!/my favourite album is Minor Threat's classic Out of Depp!/etc. (please feel free to add your best Johnny Depp puns in the comments, I would greatly appreciate it).

Get your fill of that beautifully feminine face all summer long with weekly Friday night movies starring Johnny Depp. Dubbed "Summer of Johnny: Rolling the the Depp" this year's series is tribute to the actor, featuring five of his movies on the Halifax Waterfront from July 27 to August 24 (Friday nights)

Behold, the schedule:
Friday, July 27: Edward Scissorhands
Friday, August 3: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Friday, August 10: Alice in Wonderland
Friday, August 17: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Friday, August 24: Ed Wood

It must near impossible to narrow these picks down. There's always going to be a few people who want different movies featured (honestly, I'm fine they aren't showing Crybaby I just have something in my eye is all). But let's focus on the important things: Johnny Depp is still a major babe now and forever; don't forget to bring your blankets and chairs, a cash donation of $5 and smelling salts when you faint from his gorgeousness.

Gates open at 8pm, screenings start at 9pm or at dusk. In the case of rain, films will screen the following evening. Please check for rain date updates at

More upcoming alFresco FilmFesto films you can get right stoked about:
Friday, June 29: Puss in Boots at Kinsmen Park as part of Sackville Days (film begins at dusk)
Monday, July 2: Megamind at DeWolf Park as part of Bedford Days (film begins at 9:30pm). Free admission.

As part of Tall Ships celebrations also on the Halifax Waterfront:
Thursday, July 19: Master and Commander
Friday, July 20: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Saturday, July 21: White Squall
Sunday, July 22: The Bounty

Here you go:

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