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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from May 30, 2013 (x) to April 18, 2017
in Film (x) category

Friday, February 5, 2016

Feb 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a preview screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution by Stanley Nelson before it airs on PBS.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Friday, February 12, 2016

Feb12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of The Black Panthers

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The screening will be followed by a discussion with Brittany Williams, Million Hoodies Movement for Justice, and former Black Panthers.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, Sports, Black History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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Feb12

Movies in the Parks: "Black Rose"

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Parks as we preview an exciting new TV show! Set in Brownsville, “Black Rose” follows an anthropology professor as she investigates the mysterious abduction of youth…
Category: Film, Talks
Free!

Friday, February 19, 2016

Feb19

Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad, In the Footsteps of the Rebels

at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Black Box Theatre, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the Amistad slave ship rebellion 177 years later with a screening of the documentary Ghosts of Amistad.
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Friday, March 4, 2016

Mar 4

Women on Film Series: 'Free Angela And All Political Prisoners'

at St. John's Recreation Center

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for Shola Lynch's award-winning documentary about college professor/author/activist Angela Davis.
Category: Film, Women's History Month
Free!

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Mar 5

The Reel History of Brooklyn Cinema

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn’s own Rory Schwartz will guide you to famous film locations around Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: Film, Tours

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Event

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mar17

Women on Film Series: 'Dark Girls'

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for Bill Duke’s fascinating and controversial documentary that explores the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world.
Category: Film, Women's History Month
Free!

Friday, March 18, 2016

Mar18

Women on Film Series: 'In the Time of the Butterflies'

at Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The film is a fictionalized account of the lives of the Mirabal sisters, Dominican revolutionary activists who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo and were assassinated.
Category: Film, Women's History Month
Free!

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Mar26

Documentary Film: Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Documentary of Will Eisner's life. Winner of the Washington Jewish Film Festival:Audience award and official selection of the Tribeca Film Festival
Category: Art, Film, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Mar31

Women on Film: 'Girlfight' (R)

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The film follows Diana Guzman, a troubled teenager from Brooklyn who decides to channel her aggression by training to become a boxer, despite disapproval from her father and peers.
Category: Film, Women's History Month
Free!

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