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16mm Film Screenings: The LES on Film

December 14, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

Tompkins Square Library




As part of our second annual East Village Arts Festival, we will be screening two 16mm films from the reserve collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.


The Godfather Comes to Sixth St. (1975; 25mins.) Dir: Mark Kitchell. Presents what happens to a neighborhood on the Lower East Side in New York City when a Hollywood film crew takes over the area to film part of Godfather part 2. Includes interviews with the residents, film director Francis Ford Coppola, and members of the block association.


The Heart of Loisaida (1979; 30 mins.) Dir: Bienvenida Matias and Marci Reaven. Shows efforts on New York’s Lower East Side to revive abandoned buildings through the work and persistence of the local, predominantly Latino residents


December 14, 2018
3:30 pm


Tompkins Square Library


Tompkins Square Library
331 E 10th St
New York, NY 10009
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