The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series

The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series
Doors open at 7 pm

The beloved summer tradition, The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series returns to Newfields on Fridays and select Saturdays this June, July and August. Bring your friends and family and watch movies under the stars at Newfields. All you need is a chair, or a blanket; concessions and beverages will be available for purchase. You are welcome to pack your own picnic (with non-alcoholic beverages only) if you’d like. For those who like to be prepared, sunscreen and bug spray are always a good idea. 


Doors open at 7 p.m., and the evening will kick off with music and activities before the screening. The movie will begin as twilight turns to night over the summer, 15 films will be shown—everything from black-and-white classics to modern blockbusters. 


New this year Summer Nights tickets will be sold as individual tickets and premiere reserved section seating that can accommodate one to six. Premiere reserved sections will be sold at a fixed price with a maximum of six tickets. Tickets go on sale for members on May 10 at 11 a.m. and for the public on May 17 at 11 a.m. Individual tickets are $9 for members and $12 for public and reserved sections are $60 for members and $78 for public. 


Guest curator and film scholar, Coye Lloyd, returns this year to select the 2022 Summer Nights lineup in collaboration with our Manager of Partnership & Film Programs, Diana Gingerich. To find out more about Lloyd and her work, please visit


June 3–August 26 , 2022
The Amphitheater
Single Film Tickets $9 members / $12 public / Free for ages 5 & under (ticket required)
Reserved Sections (6 tickets included) $60 members / $78 public

2022 National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series Lineup


*Film presented in another language with English subtitles. 


Dates and films are subject to change. will always have the most up to date information.  



Because this film series spans a variety of genres and decades, these movies may contain depictions and/or treatment of people or cultures that can be interpreted from a variety of lenses. It is important to understand the content and language used in the context of the films. To that end, there will be opportunities for discussion prior to the showing of the films to get shared meaning, dismantle stereotypes, and possibly shift your perspective. You can find tags for potentially triggering content for each film on our website at If you have any questions or would like to know more about a specific film, please contact us at


Summer Nights is a fair-weather event. If the screening is cancelled due to weather guests will receive a full refund. No alcohol, pets, candles taller than 12 inches, guns, or knives are permitted at Summer Nights.  

Dates and films are subject to change. 



Bring your chairs, blankets, pillows, umbrellas, food, and non-alcoholic beverages. You can purchase beer, wine, and snacks from our Culinary Arts team. Also, be sure to bring some sunscreen and bug spray. Newfields is currently a cashless campus; credit or debit cards are the only form of payment accepted at this time.   



Alcoholic beverages, grills, pets, knives, guns and candles taller than twelve (12) inches are not permitted.    



The 2022 National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series is a rain or shine event. In the event of inclement weather, films will be shown in The Toby at 9 pm. Check Newfields’ website and social media for updates on the weather before you head out to the movie. Ticket holders will receive an email about any changes to the scheduled film screening. If the screening is halted due to inclement weather less than 45 minutes into the screening, guests will receive a full refund. 



Seating for attendees with limited mobility is available upon request. Assistive Listening Devices are available and closed captioning (when available) can be arranged with one week’s notice. Call 317-923-1331 for additional information.