Pizza and a Movie

This is not an experience I could compare to others and those are the experiences you should go after. Complicated words simplified – I enjoyed spending a Friday night with pizza, friends and an unexpectedly beautiful movie. – PaaM teen

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Pizza and a Movie (PaaM)

Briana Thomas, Assistant Teen Programs Manager

Open to all 9th-12th graders

Free Pizza—Great Movie—Teens Only

What are you doing on the first Friday of every month? Grab a friend or two or three and join!

As a PaaM teen you will:

  • Decide what we watch – 3 movies. 1 vote. Mob rules.
  • Eat delicious pizza on us!
  • After the movie, talk with other film-loving teens
  • Have an opportunity to be a featured author in The Slice, our monthly teen movie review on our online blog – The JAR

***Introducing Virtual Pizza and a Movie Night***

While we can’t meet in person, we invite teens to join us for Virtual Pizza and a Movie Night. We’ll present 3 movies, you vote to decide what we watch, after the movie, we’ll talk it out.

The next Virtual Pizza and a Movie Night: Friday, February 5 @ 5 pm. RSVP below:

>>Coming Soon: March 5 Virtual Pizza and Movie Night

Please be sure to keep checking our website and social media pages for more updates about additional ArtsConnection Teen Programs events and programming.

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Pizza and a Movie is open to all teens (9th-12th graders from NYC and beyond). If you can make it into the city for movie night, you can RSVP!

Every month features a new theme and movie menu. The movies cover a range of genres, decades and subjects.

Pizza and a Movie is once a month and usually the first Friday (in the event a holiday falls on that day, we push it to the following Friday). Please see the most current Pizza and a Movie event page for location information. This Summer, we also have the Bronx Summer Series that will take place the following 3 Thursdays: July 23, July 30, and August 6 at the Bronx Library Center (RSVPs will open in June).

If you are a group leader or teacher interested in having a group of students attend Pizza and a Movie, please contact Briana Thomas, Assistant Teen Programs Manager at

The link to the most current PaaM RSVP is at the top of this page.

We understand things come up, if you realize you are unable to attend or the number in your party has changed, please email Briana at as soon as possible.

If you are interested in learning about our other opportunities in the arts, please visit

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