When: Fri., Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. 2011
What better way to take advantage of a gorgeous summer night than at an outdoor movie at the Indianapolis Museum of Art? The IMA’s Annual Summer Nights Film Series returns to Friday nights this summer, starting June 3 and ending August 26. The screenings take place in the amphitheater, or, in the case of inclement weather, at The Toby. The Summer Nights Film Series comes to a close with Superman on August 26. Clark Kent, a newspaper reporter in Metropolis, has a secret behind his trench coat and glasses: He's Superman. Superman is the last survivor of the doomed planet Krypton, and as such he has super powers that humans cannot possess. Superman fights for good, and faces the ultimate challenge when evil Lex Luthor tries to take over the world. Released 1978, directed by R. Donner. Runs 143 minutes. Rated PG. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., screening begins at 9 p.m.