A wonderful opportunity to see the inspired work by the brilliant filmmakers Jerome and MaryLou Bongiorno in addition to the classic Manhatta by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler.
Celebrating the City Symphony: New Work 3D Films Inspired by Manhatta
Screening and discussion of the 3D short films New Work and the digitally restored 1921 avant-garde classic Manhatta. Wednesday, December 8 6:30 PM, Museum of the City of New York · 1220 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10029 · 212.534.1672
Award-winning filmmakers Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and Jerome Bongiorno have created New Work, two contemporary 3D short films capturing the City of Newark, NJ and the Brooklyn Waterfront. These city symphony films were inspired by the classic avant-garde short Manhatta (1921), which is celebrating its 90th anniversary next year. Join us for a screening of the New Work films in 3D and the digitally restored Manhatta. The New Work filmmakers and panel will discuss Newark, the Brooklyn Waterfront, and Manhatta’s enduring legacy featuring Richard Hanley, Professor of English, New York City College of Technology/CUNY and Project Director of the NEH Landmarks workshop, Along the Shore: Changing and Preserving the Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront; Beth Venn, Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art and Senior Curator, American Art, The Newark Museum, in a conversation moderated by Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs at the Museum of the City of New York. Co-sponsored by New York City College of Technology/CUNY and The Newark Museum. Support for this program is generously provided by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.