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West Side Story Screening

West Side Story Screening

Location: AMC Lincoln Square 13

Event Organizer: Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Cost:Free

On December 6th, 2022, Centro hosted a free advanced screening of Steven Spielberg's West Side Story for our friends and members of the community. Over 200 people attended and were able to view the movie in full for the first time.

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