Fosun International: 28 Liberty Presents Free Summer Movie Series in Partnership with Alliance for Downtown New York, Alamo Drafthouse

NEW YORK (July 14, 2022) – Fosun’s 28 Liberty has partnered with the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Alamo Drafthouse to present three dance-themed films for residents of Lower Manhattan to enjoy under the night sky. The free screenings take place once a month on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

The outdoor movie series, which has aired since 2016, excluding 2020 due to the pandemic, debuted July 13 at 28 Liberty’s Fosun Plaza in Lower Manhattan. The films are shown on a screen at 28 Liberty’s South Plaza, which features an iconic sculpture by Jean Dubuffet and a Sunken Garden by Isamu Noguchi, and complemented by themed festivities and popcorn before the show. Screenings begin at 7:00 p.m. and Plaza seats open at 6:30 p.m. on three Wednesday nights during the summer and fall of this year.

Dancing Under the Stars: Three Movies You Can Move To:

  • Wednesday July 13 at 7:00 p.m. – Dirty Dancing

  • Wednesday, August 24 @ 7:00 p.m. – La La Land

  • Wednesday, September 21 @ 7:00 p.m. – In the Heights

Fosun provides seating and attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit in the square. Alamo Drafthouse will have popcorn on hand and attendees are encouraged to bring their own food and beverages. Alamo will also have posters from its own print shop at the Plaza.

“We are thrilled to partner with Alamo Drafthouse and the Downtown Alliance to once again host the Summer Film Series,” said Thomas Costanzo, Fosun Global Partner and CEO of Four Trees Asset Management. “It’s exciting to renew our commitment to bringing the community together through movie nights for the whole family.”

28 Liberty is a historically significant office tower located in the heart of New York’s Financial District, with modern amenities and direct connection to the city’s six subway lines and transit hubs. Over the past few years, Fosun has transformed the 60-story, 2.2 million square foot Class A office tower through a comprehensive repositioning program.

Other community and cultural events at 28 Liberty include Sing for Hope Pianos, an annual initiative that brings together local artists to create pianos that will be displayed in the plaza in June, then placed in each borough before being donated to public schools. from New York. It also hosts the annual arts festival, River to River, which has become a cornerstone of Lower Manhattan culture.

Fosun, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, will continue to pursue its original aspirations of developing its business for good and “Contribution to Society”, actively taking on more social responsibilities, implementing ESG strategies ( Environment, Social and Governance), to constantly create value and give back to society by sharing happiness with a billion families around the world.

About the Alliance for Downtown New York

The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide services, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century central business district for businesses, residents and visitors. The Downtown Alliance operates the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), serving an area roughly from City Hall to the Battery, East River to West Street. For more information, visit Downtownny.com

About 28 Freedom

28 Liberty, in the heart of downtown New York, is Lower Manhattan’s go-to destination for recreation and best-in-class dining. The office tower’s 2.5-acre Fosun Plaza hosts a variety of community events throughout the year, from food festivals to arts programs to educational experiences and more. The 38,000 square foot penthouse is home to restaurateur Danny Meyer’s latest venture, Manhatta, a restaurant and bar with sweeping panoramic views of the New York skyline, and featuring multifunctional event space that can accommodate up to 800 guests in three simultaneous gatherings. The Alamo Drafthouse cinema and a food hall are among the tenants of the new 200,000 square foot retail space at the base of the building. Whether exploring the latest cultural event or sipping sunset cocktails from the 60th floor, 28 Liberty always offers something new to experience.

About Fosun

Founded in 1992, Fosun is an innovation-driven global consumer group dedicated to providing high-quality products and services to families around the world in the segments of health, happiness, wealth and smart manufacturing. In 2007, Fosun International Limited was listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 00656.HK). In 2021, Fosun International’s total revenue was RMB 161.3 billion and total assets were RMB 806.4 billion. Fosun International ranks 589th on the 2022 Forbes Global 2000 list, with an MSCI
ESG rating of AA.

About Fosun Hive

Using “Hive City + Global Landscape” as the main strategy, Fosun Hive continuously leads the upgrade of industry and city integration. Through in-depth industrial operations + industrial investments, Fosun Hive consolidates global industrial resources, focuses on a personalized industrial C2M model and well-positioned industries to promote the upgrading of city industries and the high-quality development of the regional economy. with the “Hive model”. For more information, please visit: www.fosunhive.com.

Andrea G. Henderson