DOCUMENTING BROOKLYN: INDEPENDENT FILM AND DISCUSSION SERIES EXAMINES BOROUGH THROUGH CAMERA LENS

September 21, 2005

EVENT:
“DOCUMENTING BROOKLYN: INDEPENDENT FILM AND DISCUSSION SERIES”
EXAMINES BOROUGH THROUGH CAMERA LENS

Documentary film series kicks off Tuesday, September 27, 2005, 7 PM with Christine Noschese


Writer-director-producer Christine Noschese will kick off Brooklyn Public Library’s “Documenting Brooklyn: Independent Film and Discussion Series” by presenting her film, Metropolitan Avenue. Focusing on the points of view of several working class, “traditional” homemakers from varied ethnic backgrounds, Metropolitan Avenue analyzes the racial and financial tensions that have impacted their community.

“Documenting Brooklyn” reveals the truths that can be perceived through a camera lens with patient and informed observation, and considers the nature, limits and possibilities of the documentary form. Running through Tuesday, December 6, 2005, the series features upcoming films by acclaimed directors Ken Burns, Aaron Matthews, Ric Burns, Jennifer Dworkin and Oren Rudavsky.

DATE/TIME:
Tuesday, September 27, 2005, 7 PM

LOCATION:
Brooklyn Public Library
Central Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

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Please visit www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org or call 718.230.2100.







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