KAHULUI - "Surf's Up" under the starry night sky in a new series of free film screenings debuting Sunday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
"Starry Night Cinema" will feature films and shorts projected on a giant screen in Yokouchi Pavilion. Featuring family-friendly films, patrons are invited to bring blankets or beach chairs and watch from the A&B Amphitheater lawn.
The series kicks off with "Surf's Up," an animated mockumentary featuring the voices of Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges and Zoey Deschanel, in a behind-the-scenes look at the Penguin World Surfing Championships. Jack Fisher and his surf-rock band Soundwave will play at 5 p.m., until the movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Rodeo General Store will cater preshow dining with drink specials also on sale.
In February, the heartwarming true story "Dolphin's Tale" will screen, featuring Hana's Kris Kristofferson in a cast also starring Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr. and Ashley Judd.
"Starry Night Cinema" is produced by the MACC in association with Maui Film Festival, sponsored by Maui County.
For more information, call the MACC box office, 242-7469, or visit www.MauiArts.org.