As Caribbean-American Heritage Month draws to a close, caribBEING proudly presents the final screenings of our Heritage Film Series. The final program will also mark the closing of our month-long series Closer Encounters: The Caribpolitan Experience.
“Doubles With Slight Pepper”
Director Ian Harnarine | 2011 | 16 min.
Tells the story of Dhani, a young street-food vendor, as he reunites with his estranged father on Christmas.
***NEW YORK PREMIERE***
“PAN! Our Music Odyssey”
Director Jérôme Guiot | 2014 | 80 min.
Explores the history of steelpan music, from the banning of slave drum dances to the first Panorama in 1963, including the competition today. This screening is the film’s New York premiere. A musical performance follows.
Date: June 28th
Venue: Brooklyn Musuem’s Auditorium [3rd Floor]
SCREENINGS FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION
Screenings will be followed by Talkbacks with live musical performance by CASYM.
Sunday June 28th is Steelpan Day in Brooklyn!
Following our Heritage Film Series at the Brooklyn Museum, caribBEING + Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will declare June 28th, Steel Pan Day in Brooklyn.
Live music performance by CASYM.
All month long caribBEING has been celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month with #30daysofcaribbeing, a countdown of all things we love about being Caribbean. Join the conversation + follow caribBEING on Instagram + Twitter + Facebook to see more.
CLOSE(R) ENCOUNTERS is presented by caribBEING in Partnership with New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’ Cultural Immigrant Initiative, New York City Council and CARICOM Consular Corps. caribBEING also thanks our program partners Brooklyn Museum and Tenement Museum.
Digital distribution support by #StreetsofNewYork411