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Movies Under the Stars returns for summer of 2022

Free family friendly film series starts in July

Flint, Mich. – Communities First, Inc. has hosted Movies Under the Stars for the past eight summers and is bringing the series back for another great season!  This popular outdoor movie event will offer three family friendly films and pre-movie parties on the back lawn of Flint City Hall, 1101 S Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48502. Community members are invited to attend this free series of outdoor movies and are encouraged to register at

The pre-movie party begins at 7 p.m. and movies will be shown at dusk. Attendees can expect all of the traditional activities of the event – with food, fun, prizes and resources for the whole family. A community resource fair will also be held on July 22, bringing together diverse organizations offering social, financial and health care services.

Creating free, accessible and low-cost entertainment to the families in the Flint community is very important to the organization, according to its president and CEO.

Glenn Wilson, president and CEO of Communities First said, “This is one of our more popular events that provides free family activities and we are excited that we can continue to offer this fun experience to the communities that we serve.”

The lineup for Movies Under the Stars 2022 is as follows:

July 1 Space Jam: A New Legacy

July 22 Encanto

August 13The Princess and the Frog

Sponsors for this year’s event include: HAP, Genesee Health System, Comcast, United Healthcare, Team One Credit Union, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Uptown Reinvestment Corporation, Flagstar Bank, RAD Conversions Specialists, Hurley Medical Center, Blue Cross Complete of Michigan, Mott Community College, Molina Healthcare, the Hurand Family and the Nartel Family Foundation

Please check the Communities First, Inc. Facebook page ( for details about featured films and weather related cancellations.

About Communities First, Inc. (CFI)

Communities First, Inc. is a nonprofit Community Development Corporation. Headquartered in Flint, CFI serves over 35,000 community members across Michigan and Indiana. CFI’s mission is to build healthy, vibrant communities through economic development, affordable housing, and innovative programming. More information about Communities First, Inc. can be found at

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