NYC: Red Channels film events this week and beyond

From: Matt Peterson (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Aug 03 2009 - 04:14:52 PDT

I forgot to post these to the weekly Flicker email, so forgive this advert:

Red Channels' third week of film events at the Brecht Forum starts Monday. The program will be previewed on WNYC's Leonard Lopate show at around 1:15. Tune into 93.9FM or 820AM.

Bridges and Tunnels: Art and Efficiency
Monday August 3rd - 7:30PM
Brecht Forum
451 West Street, New York, NY 10014


--Manhattan Waterfront - Harold McCracken, 1937, 11 minutes
--Arteries of New York City - Robert S. Lynd, 1941, 9 minutes
--Daybreak Express - DA Pennebaker, 1953, 5 minutes
--Third Ave El - Carson Davidson, 1957, 11 minutes
--The End of the "El" - Pathe News Magazine of the Screen, 1957, 3 minutes
--Stations of the Elevated - Manfred Kirchheimer, 1980, 49 minutes
--Light Criticism - Anti-Advertising Agency, 2007, 2 minutes
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes | Digital Projection

Discussion with:
--Peter Derrick of the Bronx Historical Society, and author of Tunneling to the Future (NYU Press, 2001)
--Marty Goodman, MTA Station Agent, and Executive Board Member of Transit Workers Union Local 100
--Manny Kirchheimer, filmmaker and professor, director of Stations (1980), We Were So Beloved (1985), and Spraymasters (2008).
--Steve Lambert of Eyebeam
--Cassim Shepard of Urban Omnibus
--Jon Zazove of Dear MTA

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Buffalo Soldiers: African-Americans and US Militarism
Wednesday August 5th - 7:30PM
Brecht Forum
451 West Street, New York, NY 10014


--The Negro Soldier - Stuart Heisler, 1944, 43 minutes
--No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger - David Loeb Weiss, 1968, 68 minutes
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 111 minutes | Digital Projection

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