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Mario at the Movies – LA LA Land – FREE

Mario Lanza Park 235 Queen Street, Philadelphia

Please join us at Mario Lanza Park for an evening movie. Bring a chair, friends and libations .

La La Land is a 2016 American romantic comedy musical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. It stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist and Emma Stone as an aspiring actress, who meet and fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.

La La Land was critically praised, particularly for Chazelle's screenplay and direction, Gosling and Stone's performances, musical score, musical numbers, cinematography, and production design. Both the American Film Institute and National Board of Review selected La La Land as one of the top ten films of 2016. It won a record-breaking seven awards at the 74th Golden Globes and received eleven nominations at the 70th British Academy Film Awards, winning five awards, including Best Film. It also received a record-tying fourteen nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture; it won in six categories, including Best Director and Best Actress for Stone.