NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2020 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 20 Feb 2020 19:22:19 GMT <![CDATA[A Conversation with André Aciman]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/21/draft-a-conversation-with-andr-aciman http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/21/draft-a-conversation-with-andr-aciman Date: February 21, 2020

Join us for a reading and Q&A with André Aciman, about his latest novel "Find Me." Published in 2019, it is a sequel to his 2007 novel "Call Me By Your Name." Aciman, a professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is a memoirist, essayist, novelist, and scholar of 17th century literature.

For more information regarding accessibility, contact Trevor Merk at trevor.merk@parks.nyc.gov or call (212) 242-5228.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 242-5228

Location: Tony Dapolito Recreation Center

]]>
M103 Tony Dapolito Recreation Center 2020-02-21 2020-02-21 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.72959899902344000, -74.00540161132812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5ddef902c27a4.jpg Fri, 03 Jan 2020 15:30:08 EST
<![CDATA[Screening: Sorry to Bother You]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/23/screening-sorry-to-bother-you http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/23/screening-sorry-to-bother-you Date: February 23, 2020

This 2018 dark comedy follows a young African-American telemarketer who adopts a white accent to succeed at his job. This imaginative film is a sharp critique not only on racial tensions but also on capitalism in America.

This film is rated R.

Register on Eventbrite.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 961-8585

Location: Lewis H Latimer House

]]>
Q497 Lewis H Latimer House 2020-02-23 2020-02-23 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.76610183715800000, -73.82959747314500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e1b69b818815.png Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:30:50 EST
<![CDATA[Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Harriet]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/25/movies-under-the-stars-harriet http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/25/movies-under-the-stars-harriet Date: February 25, 2020

Celebrate Black History Month with NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment at this free family film!

Harriet
This powerful biopic centers on Harriet Tubman as she conquers epilepsy, slavery, misogyny, and racism to liberate hundreds of enslaved people, serve in the Union Army and become an icon for freedom everywhere. Directed by Kasi Lemmons (Talk to Me), this award-winning film features Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures); Broadway stars Clark Peters, Leslie Odom, Jr. and Cynthia Erivo in the title role.

Know Before You Go:
This movie will take place indoors. Seating is limited. Please arrive before 11:00 am to get your spot for the movie.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

]]>
B126 Red Hook Recreation Area 2020-02-25 2020-02-25 11:00 am 1:15 pm 40.67240142822265600, -74.00399780273438000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5e20e25b1c424.jpg Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:30:01 EST
<![CDATA[Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/26/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2020/02/26/movies-under-the-stars-black-panther Date: February 26, 2020

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!

Black Panther
Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this mega-blockbuster follows T'Challa as he returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary, in a conflict with global consequences. Directed by award-winning Ryan Coogler (CREED), this cultural phenomenon stars Chadwick Boseman (AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR) in the title role; Michael B. Jordan (CREED), Danai Gurira (WALKING DEAD); Oscar nominees Daniel Kaluuya (GET OUT) and Angela Bassett (WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT); Oscar winners, Lupita Nyong’o (12 YEARS A SLAVE) and Forest Whittaker (THE KING OF SCOTLAND).

Know Before You Go:
This movie will take place indoors. Seating is limited. Please arrive before 3:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: St. John's Recreation Center (in St. John's Park)

]]>
B245 St. John's Park 2020-02-26 2020-02-26 3:30 pm 5:45 pm 40.67350006103500000, -73.93479919433600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b03520de73c3.jpg Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:30:01 EST