Friday, April 17, 2009

“The Streets of Brooklyn in Film” Conference May 30th, 2009

“The Streets of Brooklyn in Film” Conference May 30th, 2009 at Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus.

“The Streets of Brooklyn in Film” - Press coverage

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"On the Waterfront"

The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival in partnership with Long Island University’s Media Arts Department will present a conference titled, “The Streets of Brooklyn in Film” on Saturday, May 30th, 2009.

Time: 12:00pm -5:00 pm.

Location: Long Island University’s Spike Lee Screening Room. Humanities Building, Room 106. (Located at Flatbush & Dekalb Avenues. Enter on DeKalb Avenue.)

“The Streets of Brooklyn in Film” conference will illuminate the depiction of Brooklyn street-culture, Brooklyn movie archetypes, and the representation of Brooklyn “street reality” in Hollywood films.

Speakers will include Prof. Larry Banks, Prof. Joe Dorinson, Prof. Dennis Broe, Prof. Michael Hittman, & Prof. Ed Guerrero.

Special guest speaker – Mr. Sol Yurick, author of the novel, “The Warriors.”

Program includes screening of excerpts from more than twenty Brooklyn “street” films.

Admission is Free. Open to the general public.

By subway IRT 4 or 5 train, or 2 or 3 train to Nevins Street Station.
BMT: B, M, Q, or R train to Dekalb Avenue Station.

For Information call – L.I.U Media Arts Dept (718) 488-1052.


This program was made possible by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.