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Chasing Ice (movie)

Santa Monica Pier film series to screen 'The Sting,' 'Snoopy' and more

The Santa Monica Pier's Front Porch Cinema series kicks off a second year of free films over four Fridays starting Sept. 27. This year, Front Porch is collaborating on the series with Film Independent.

Doug Jones, the nonprofit arts organization's associate director of programming, has selected the diverse films for the festival.

"Watching movies outdoors under the stars is always fun, and to be able to do it on the historic Santa Monica Pier is especially cool," Jones said in a statement. "It's a unique experience and a great opportunity to discover some new...