Tomorrow evening–Monday, December 14, from 6:30 to 9:00–Brooklyn Historical Society will present, as part of its “Activism in Film” series, a screening of the film The Times of Harvey Milk, with a discussion following the screening, led by Stuart Milk, LGBT activist, founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation, and nephew of Harvey Milk. Admission is free but you must reserve tickets here.
On Tuesday evening, December 15, starting at 6:30, Margarette Purvis, president and CEO of Food Bank for New York City will speak and converse with audience members about hunger in New York City, in conjunction with BHS’s exhibition, Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC. Admission is free, but you must reserve tickets here.
Glad about, or annoyed by, the number of film shoots that happen in Brooklyn Heights? On Thursday evening, December 17, starting at 6:30, BHS presents Disguising Brooklyn: Film and TV’s Favorite Location, a discussion with location scouts led by WNYC’s Jim O’Grady, focusing on how Brooklyn is often disguised to look like someplace else in film and TV shoots. Admission is $5, or free for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase or reserve tickets here.