Thursday, March 22, 2012

"Brownstones to Red Dirt" and Big Bird, Tonight at LaunchPad

BROWNSTONES TO RED DIRT 

Very cool event at LaunchPad tonight from the folks at Kings County Cinema Society:

THIS THURSDAY 3/22 AT LAUNCHPAD: SPECIAL SCREENING OF COPPER POT PICTURES’ “BROWNSTONES TO RED DIRT” and sneak peek at new doc “I AM BIG BIRD”

Greetings!


Please join us this Thursday at LaunchPad in Crown Heights for a free screening of the recent Bed-Stuy-shot doc Brownstones to Red Dirt, the moving story of a pen pal program that connects kids in Bed Stuy with children of refugees in Sierra Leone. The film has played at fests around the world and premiered locally at the 2010 Brooklyn Int’l Film Festival. Happy to show this one in central BK for a hometown crowd. Trailer here

Brownstones director Dave LaMattina will join us and premiere the brand spanking new kickstarter appeal for the production company’s new project I AM BIG BIRD...new amazing-looking feature doc about Carroll Spinney, the last of the original muppeteers and the actor who’s been playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch in EVERY episode of Sesame Street since 1969.

I AM BIG BIRD

Thursday 3/22 7:30pm
At LaunchPad, 721 Franklin Ave btw Park Pl and Sterling
2/3/4/5 to Franklin Ave
Free, free popcorn, BYOB
Family friendly show



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