Brooklyn Farmer
Michael Tyburski

Thursday May 29, 2014
Brooklyn Grange (Navy Yard Farm)
(On the roof)
On the Roof
Brooklyn Navy Yard
63 Flushing Avenue, Building #3, Roof, Brooklyn, NY, 11205
TO GET TO THE NAVY YARD: Take the G train to Clinton/Washington Avenue. Walk down Lafayette Avenue. Make a left on Clinton Avenue. Continue on Clinton until you get to Flushing Avenue security gate. TO GET TO BROOKLYN GRANGE'S NAVY YARD FARM: Enter the Navy Yard at Clinton Ave and Flushing Ave, and tell the guard at the gate that you're headed up to Brooklyn Grange at Building 3. *Have a photo ID ready to show the guard.*

8:00PMDoors Open and Reception sponsored by New Amsterdam Spirits and Bulleit Bourbon
8:30PMLive Music by Bell's Roar
9:00PMFilms Begin
No refunds. In the event of rain, show will be rescheduled. Please visit for rain details. Seating is first come, first served. No outside alcohol is permitted.


This Show Presented in Partnership With
Industry City
New Amsterdam
Bulleit Bourbon
Brooklyn Grange

Brooklyn Farmer (Michael Tyburski | 26 min.)

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“Brooklyn Farmer” explores the unique challenges facing Brooklyn Grange, a group of urban farmers who endeavor to run a commercially viable farm within the landscape of New York City. As their growing operation expands to a second roof, the team confronts the realities inherent in operating the world’s largest rooftop farm in one of the world’s biggest cities.


Michael Tyburski was raised in the woods of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, where the harsh winter conditions helped him develop a discipline for filmmaking. He studied the Moving Image Arts in New Mexico and Italy, and now lives in Brooklyn, New York, making commercials, documentaries, and short films. He has directed commercial work for GE, Microsoft, Verizon, Chase, Macy's, Burger King and The Four Seasons. His award-winning work has been screened at film festivals around the world. Most notably, he was the cinematographer for the SXSW Grand Jury Winner William and the Windmill, and his short film Palimpsest won a Special Jury Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. In 2013 Filmmaker Magazine named him one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film”.

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