BAMcinématek celebrates nine decades of Brooklyn film history with this monthly film series. From Carroll Gardens to Coney Island, Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas to Harold Lloyd's Speedy, this program showcases how the county of Kings has inspired filmmakers since the silent era. Following each film, sip some Brooklyn beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery.
Leadership support by
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch
A father seeks justice for his son's murder in this critique of the New York legal system.
Two old friends make their way to a wedding in Central Park in this irreverent comedy.
Hal Ashby’s comedy presents a nuanced exploration of race relations and gentrification.
William Friedkin's gritty cat-and-mouse masterpiece is as tough as police thrillers come.
Frank Capra's adaptation of the hit stage play about two murderous old maids.
An indie-rock musician moves to New York to kick-start his career.
The Motown-produced take on The Wizard of Oz, starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson.
Cher is at her Oscar-winning best in this delightful Brooklyn Heights-set romantic comedy.
Brooklyn has changed, music has evolved, but 35 years later this movie is stayin’ alive.
A writer couple’s divorce takes a toll on their kids in this Brooklyn-set drama.
A refreshingly raw portrait of female adolescence set in Crown Heights.
Al Pacino stars in one of the best summer-in-the-city films ever.