PBS: American Experience
Saturday, October 9th 2010, 7pm :: Screening of American Masters: LENNONYC at Central Park Summer Stage to Celebrate Lennon’s Life on John Lennon’s 70th Birthday.
The screening, which will be first-come, first served, will take place at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park (best reached by entering the park at 69th Street and Fifth Avenue). The screening, which will take place rain or shine, will include picnic style seating so viewers are encouraged to bring blankets.
The screening will start at 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 6:00 p.m. People are encouraged to line up early given there will be limited seating.
Sign up for details here: http://www.thirteen.org/promos/screening-of-american-masters-lennonnyc/
Camino Bluff Productions presents an American Experience event:
“A Class Apart” brings to life the early struggles of Mexican Americans against the Jim Crow-style discrimination targeted against them throughout the American Southwest. The film is built around the remarkable tale of an underdog band of Texas lawyers whose landmark 1954 Supreme Court case recognized the rights of Mexican Americans to full civic participation and helped pave the way for a civil rights movement that is still very much alive today.
Directed by Carlos Sandoval and Peter Miller, Edited by Aaron Vega, Associate Editor Paul Docherty
Check local listings for details.