Captain Marvel kicks off the three-movie event series on UofL's Belknap Campus.
Captain Marvel kicks off the three-movie event series on UofL's Belknap Campus.

Cards Under the Stars, UofL’s free summer family movie series, returns Friday, June 28 with “Captain Marvel.” 

In “Captain Marvel,” rated PG-13, a female pilot gains superpowers after a freak accident and uses them to help save the world alongside another superpower yeilder. The trailer is available here

It will be followed by “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” on Friday, July 12, and “Ralph Breaks the Internet” on Friday, Aug. 2. 

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part,” rated PG, reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. The battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the Lego universe will take Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. The trailer is available here

Finally, “Wreck-It Ralph” includes a PG rating and features video game villain Wreck-It Ralph faced with braving the internet to help Vanellope fix her game, “Sugar Rush.” The trailer is available here

All three events begin at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn between the Natural Sciences Building and Grawemeyer Hall. The films begin at sunset.

Pre-movie activities include children’s inflatables and games. Concessions will be available for purchase. During the “Captain Marvel” event June 28, Smok’N Cantina and Hi-Five Doughnuts food trucks will be on site. 

Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and picnic baskets and coolers with snacks and drinks to make for a comfortable evening. Parking is available in the lot next to Grawemeyer Hall (2301 S. Third St.) and behind Ernst Hall (216 Eastern Parkway).

Cards Under the Stars is sponsored by Commonwealth Credit Union. 

Caitlin Brooks
Caitlin Brooks is a communications and marketing coordinator in the Office of Communications and Marketing. Brooks joined OCM after earning her Bachelor of Science and Master of Art degrees in Communication from UofL. Brooks previously worked as a graduate assistant and public speaking instructor at UofL and is an avid Disney fan.