Dec 192012
 

Poster for My BrooklynWe are so happy to announced that IFP and FIlmwax are presenting a one-week theatrical run of My Brooklyn at reRun Theater in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Two screenings every night for one week! Tickets at www.mybrooklyn.eventbrite.com Reserve early before they sell out — the venue is a lot of fun with a bar, food and room to connect with others at the show. Check out special our guests and events:

Friday, Jan. 4
7:30pm and 10:15pm
Special opening night discussion at both screenings: “Gentrification: What it is, and What it Isn’t” — M.I.T. Historian Craig Wilder, featured in My Brooklyn, will discuss how the redevelopment of Downtown Brooklyn fits into a larger and often invisible history of corporations, in concert with government policy, planning out the long-term future of neighborhoods. Director Kelly Anderson present.

Saturday, Jan. 5
4:45pm and 7:45pm
Special discussion at both screenings: “Soul of Brooklyn” — MoCADA and Soul of Brooklyn founder Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn small business owners will facilitate a discussion of why small businesses are socially, culturally, and economically important to the community. Director Kelly Anderson present.

Sunday, Jan. 6
One screening only, 1pm.
Director Kelly Anderson present.

Special screening before 1pm screening: short documentary “What is the Communty Board?” by Tamara Gubernat, Tomasz Gubernat, Nkenge Scott & Cassie Wagler.

Monday, Jan. 7
7:30pm and 10:15pm
Special discussion at 7:30PM screening: “I Saw Magic” — Photographer Jamel Shabazz, who appears in My Brooklyn, will show a specially curated selection of photographs of Downtown Brooklyn from 1980–2000,” with discussion afterward of the cultural and social significance of Fulton Mall. Director Kelly Anderson present.

Tuesday, Jan. 8
7:30pm and 10:15pm
Special panel at 7:30pm screening: “Connecting the Dots Between City Policy and Neighborhood Change,” with guests Michelle de la Uz from Fifth Avenue Committee and Deb Howard from Pratt Area Community Council. Director Kelly Anderson present.

Special screening before 10:15 screening: short documentary “A Voice for Vacancy” by Ahmed Tigani, Alex Mallis, Rachel Mullon and Ryan Daniels.

Wednesday, Jan. 9
7:30pm and 10:15pm
Special discussion at 7:30pm screening: “The Politics of Urban Design at Fulton Mall, past and present,” with Meredith TenHoor and Damon Rich, authors of Street Value: Shopping, Planning and Politics at Fulton Mall. Producer Allison Lirish Dean present.

Thursday, Jan. 10
7:30pm and 10:15pm
Special panel at 7:30pm screening: “CityPoint: The Continuing Fight for Equity and Accountability,” with guests from FUREE and Good Jobs New York. Producer Allison Lirish Dean present.

Special screening before 10:15 show: short documentary “Willets Point: The Iron Triangle” by Nicholas Weissman and Corey Wascinski.

Tickets for all screenings at http://mybrooklyn.eventbrite.com/

  3 Responses to “My Brooklyn at reRun Theater in Dumbo, Jan. 4 – 10!”

  1. You are all sold out at ReRun! I would like to see this film and I’ve added my email to your list so hopefully I won’t miss it again.

  2. [...] Go see “My Brooklyn” in DUMBO. [MB] [...]

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