Attendees watch ‘Helmet John: Astoria is Home’ at the drive-in event in Heritage Square in Astoria.

ASTORIA — Regionally-made films are available to watch at a weekly drive-in theater, located at Heritage Square in Astoria off of 12th and Duane Streets.

The theater is hosted by Astoria filmmaker Jeff Daly, who is showing his film, “Helmet John: Astoria is Home.” The film features John Wedell, known locally as “Helmet John,” an unhoused man living in Astoria.

Other locally-made films are occasionally featured.

Viewings are scheduled through early June. Pre-registration is required at Registration is free but attendees are encouraged to make a donation, which will go to the United Way and programs for people with disabilities.

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