Mackinac Island-set romance in the 2023 Saginaw Lawn Chair Film Festival lineup

SAGINAW, MI — The 2023 Old Saginaw City Lawn Chair Film Festival kicks off in July with a collection of classic and modern films.

In the middle of the eight-film lineup is “Somewhere in Time,” the 1980 romantic fantasy starring Christopher Reeve that director Richard Matheson shot at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The festival will host the film on Sunday, August 6.

The free outdoor festival features movies screened at dusk every Sunday in the parking lot at the corner of Ames and North Hamilton in the Old Town Saginaw shopping district.

Here’s the festival schedule, including plot synopses provided by, an online movie-focused database.

July 9th

“I want to be like Beckham,” PG-13 rating, 112 minutes

Two ambitious girls, despite their parents’ wishes, have their hearts set on professional soccer careers.

July 16th

“Little Shop of Horrors” rated PG-13, 94 minutes

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant that demands to be fed.

July 23th

“Top Gun: Maverick” PG-13 rating, 130 minutes

After 30 years, Maverick continues to push the boundaries as a top naval aviator, but must face the ghosts of his past when he leads the elite graduates of TOP GUN on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to pilot it.

July 30

“The Santa Claus”, rated PG, 97 minutes

When a man inadvertently causes Santa Claus to fall off his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

6th August

“Somewhere in Time,” PG rating, 113 minutes

A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time to meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.

August 13

“The Bird Cage” rated R, 117 minutes

A gay cabaret owner and his fellow drag queen agree to come clean so his son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing self-righteous parents.

20th of August

“Raising Arizona”, PG-13, 94 minutes

When a childless couple, an ex-convict and an ex-cop, decide to help one of the quintuplets from another family, their lives become more complicated than they expected.

August 27th

“Lilo and Stitch” GP, 85 minutes

A young, parentless girl adopts a ‘dog’ from the local kennel, unaware that it is supposedly a dangerous scientific experiment that has taken refuge on Earth and is now hiding from its creator and those who see it as a threat.

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