Brooklyn Boheme with Nelson George
Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn)
Included with $6 museum admission
Join author and director Nelson George for a special screening of his latest documentary Brooklyn Boheme, co-directed with Diane Paragas. This film chronicles the African American artistic movements that took place in the Fort Greene area of Brooklyn during the 1980s and 1990s. The film includes Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Rosie Perez, Branford Marsalis, and Saul Williams. A discussion with co-director Nelson George will follow the screening. This event is part of BHS’s spring series, Inventing Brooklyn, which examines key people who have influenced Brooklyn and highlights cultural trends rooted in Brooklyn’s rich and diverse history.