BPL to Screen Historic Brooklyn Films

There will be a screening of historic 16mm short films made in and about Brooklyn this coming Wednesday, September 24, starting at 7:00 P.M., at the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, in the Brooklyn Collection Reserve Room. According to the Library’s press release:

[f]ilm researcher Brett Dion will present highlights from the 16mm film collection, newly transferred to DVD format by Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Collection. These rare mid-twentieth century shorts will receive their first public airing for many years.
* Who Grows in Brooklyn, 8 min.
* Chusid, 18 min.
* Coney, 5 min.
* Digging for Black Pride, 19 min.
* Hot Bagels, 7 min.
* Cinderella of Berkeley Place, 26 min.

The screening is free and open to all.

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