Weeksville x Ways of Seeing Film Fest 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Weeksville x Ways of Seeing Film Fest 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA

THE WEEKSVILLE X WAYS OF SEEING 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27TH, AT 6:30PM.

Film was such a major part of our Weeksville Wednesday programming last year and we are excited to continue this focus on cinematic storytelling with Mariam Kere's Ways of Seeing 1: FEMMESTRAVAGANZA evening of shorts.

Ways of Seeing looks to amplify untapped talent and brilliant visions by young Black and Latina women. Join as was we foster community by allowing us all to see ourselves being recreated, remolded, shifted, explored, and reimagined by the filmmakers in our programs.

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Black TV Matters: Seeking Utopia
Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

Black TV Matters: Seeking Utopia

Brooklyn Free Speech TV Celebrates Black History

In the United States of America, there are 325 million people with different schools of thought, ideologies, and heritage who are all connected by one powerful thing— stories. Our collective stories—whether African-American, Asian-American, Latin-American, Native American, or White—are birthed through our commonality of the human experience.

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The Weeksville Project: Live Audio Drama Event
Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

The Weeksville Project: Live Audio Drama Event

Join us for a night of historical fiction on the very land that our story takes place.

The Weeksville Project is a night of storytelling through time and space at Weeksville Heritage Center. 
Be part of our live audience or listen from home on Bondfire Radio, 7-9pm EST. RSVP below. 

We follow a family's patriarch, Cumberland as he arrives to Weeksville from slavery and learn about the developing neighborhood around him and leading to it's eventual end as the borough of Brooklyn blossoms. 

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The Legacy Project: Social Media Archiving
Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

The Legacy Project: Social Media Archiving

Gone are the days of photo albums. Today, its all about Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.

In this workshop, learn tips for preserving precious photographs stored on your social media accounts. Work with our Oral History Manager Obden Mondesir to draft a plan to implement these techniques in order to save personal and family history that lives online. Move with us into the future of archiving!

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