Saturday, October 10, 2009
Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival December 4th, 2009 Screening of Brooklyn-focused Films at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Audience discussion after screening.
"The Boys of Second "Street Park"
The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival Screening at the Brooklyn Historical Society will be presented on Friday, December 4th, 2009.
Screening time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
The documentaries screening at the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival will address the theme “Brooklyn; Back in The Day.” The main films selected for the festival’s third year will reflect on the transformations, challenges and turmoil faced by Brooklyn in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.
This screening has been curated by Aziz Rahman, director of the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival and is presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Historical Society.
“The Boys of 2nd Street Park” directed by Dan Klores, and Ron Berger, (2003). This moving documentary tells the story of five young men from Brighton Beach growing up in Brooklyn during the hippie-era 1960’s reflecting on the many exhilarating and challenging turns in their lives.
“The Cities; Dilemma in Black and White” produced for CBS News by John Sharnik, Bernard Birnbaum, and Paul Greenberg (1968). Journalistic exploration of the social crisis in Bedford-Stuyvesant and the intervention efforts of local community groups, activists and politicians including Robert Kennedy, Jr.
"The Romeows” – Directed by Robert Sarnoff (2009). Explores the relationships among a group of Brooklyn College friends who have been together for 50 years.
Other Brooklyn short documentaries will also be presented.
The Romeows – Directed by Robert Sarnoff (2009).
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