06/25 | Queerly Beloved: Pride Shorts in the Park

Queerly Beloved, join us once again for our annual shorts program showcasing the vivid stories of LGBTQIA+ communities from around the world! Presented in partnership with the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, NYC Council Member Crystal Hudson, and NewFest.

07/11 | Rooftop Selects: Swamp Dogg Gets His Pool Painted

Swamp Dogg, alongside housemates Moogstar and Guitar Shorty transform his home into an artistic playground. Featuring a post-show live performance from the man himself! Screening as part of the Rooftop Selects series, which means our members attend for free with a guest! Join today to access the offer—and much more.

07/12 | Growing Pains: Coming-of-Age Stories

Some growing pains heal, while others just hurt. Like these films, they’ll stay with you long after you’ve come into your own. Presented in partnership with the Fort Greene Park Conservancy and NYC Council Member Crystal Hudson.

07/13 | Genre in Translation

Whether action, horror, thriller, or black comedy, these international genre exercises prove pulse-quickening cinema transcends language. Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Army Terminal and New York City Economic Development Corporation.

07/17 | Crossing

Lia, a retired teacher living in Georgia, made a promise to find her long lost niece Tekla. The search takes her to Istanbul, a beautiful city that seems full of connections and possibilities. There she meets Evrim, a lawyer fighting for trans rights, and Tekla starts to feel closer than ever… Presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Erik Bottcher.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Mon Jun 24 7:00 PM

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Feature Film Program

First Baptist Church of Corona, East Elmhurst, Queens

Queerly Beloved: Pride Shorts in the Park
Tue Jun 25 7:00 PM

Queerly Beloved: Pride Shorts in the Park

Short Film Program

Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

Rooftop Selects: Swamp Dogg Gets His Pool Painted
Thu Jul 11 8:00 PM

Rooftop Selects: Swamp Dogg Gets His Pool Painted

Feature Film Program

Industry City, Courtyard 5/6, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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