On Tuesday, March 11, Brooklyn Historical Society’s showing of the Created Equal film series continues with the documentary, Freedom Riders, about the brave band of activists who challenged segregation in the South. There will be a post-screening talkback led by Brian J. Purnell, author of Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings, and Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History at Bowdoin College. This event is free and Brooklyn Brewery beer will be available to all over the age of 21. RSVP here.
MoMA PopRally invites you to join Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Uma Thurman, Stacy Martin, and Christian Slater for the U.S. premiere of the film Nymphomaniac: Volume 1, written and directed by Lars von Trier. PopRally is a program of events at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that features collaborations with artists and musical acts, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special viewings of exhibitions. Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered, badly beaten in an alley, by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home.
Tickets to the screening and post-reception, at which the beer will be lovingly provided by yours truly, are $24 ($22 for members) and are available here:
Head to the Brooklyn Historical Society on Monday, March 25 to watch Director Nancy Buirski and Co-Producer Patricia Romeu shed light on their documentary, The Loving Story, about the Lovings, whose landmark 1967 Supreme Court case legalized interracial marriage. The screening and discussion are free and include a Brooklyn Brewery beer. RSVP here.