Tuesday, December 6, 2016

2016 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize Event at St. Francis College on December 20th, 2016

 "Barton's Bonbonniere, Brighton Beach Avenue, Brooklyn."  by Gottscho-Schleisner, 1952.

The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival in partnership with St. Francis College will present the 2016 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize finale on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 at St. Francis College.

More than a dozen Brooklyn essayists who are competitors for the 2016 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize will vie for the $500 annual writing award. These Brooklyn writers will read from their very real and personal stories about their own Brooklyn experiences in an event titled, “Brooklyn, New York, The Way of this World.”

Professor Ian Maloney of St. Francis College's English Department will open the program with a presentation discussing some unique characteristics of Brooklyn-literature.

This program begins at 6:30 pm Tuesday,, December 20th, 2016 in the Maroni Theater at St. Francis College located at 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, New York, 11201.

This event will be Free and open to the general public. More information about the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival at www.FilmBrooklyn.org

Brooklyn Historical Society and Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival Screening of Brooklyn Documentaries December 21st, 2016


On  Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 6:30 PM, the Brooklyn Historical Society in partnership with the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival will present a screening of Brooklyn documentaries titled, "Brooklyn, New York; The Way of the World."
 Our main feature for this screening will be an assemblage of excerpts from filmmaker Ric Burns' magnificent documentary opus "New York, A Documentary Film.

  Ric Burns will participate in a post-screening discussion with the audience about this inspiring cinematic epic. 

 Also being present is an enigmatic short meditative film about Brooklyn's Dead Horse Bay by filmmaker Garret Shore titled, "ends.of.newyork/dead horse bay."

  Location: Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. Brooklyn,N.Y. 11201

                Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. This program is FREE & Open to the Public.

                 For information call the Brooklyn Historical Society at (718) 222-4111