LES Heritage Film Series

Chatham Square NYPL Announces Event About ‘Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel and Ellis Islands’

Posted February 18, 2015 at 5:10 am

The Chatham Square branch of the New York Public Library will host a new immigrant-themed event next month. It’s called “Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel and Ellis Islands.” Led by author Judy Yung, the lecture and presentation will shed light on the so-called Chinese Exclusion Act that prohibited Chinese laborers from entering […]

‘LES Heritage Film Series’ Returns with Unpublished Rebecca Lepkoff Photos

Posted October 7, 2013 at 10:21 am

The über-popular “LES Heritage Film Series” returns next Tuesday for its third season at the recently-landmarked Seward Park Library.  This first installment of the 2013-2014 program includes both a 16-millimeter film and photograph component. Legendary chronicler Rebecca Lepkoff will present a series of her prints from the streets of the Lower East Side between 1930 […]

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Jarmusch’s “Permanent Vacation”

Posted June 19, 2012 at 11:19 am

Even though season 2 of the original LES Heritage Film Series concluded last week, its monthly 80s spinoff screening continues tonight with the work of a cult icon.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series Ends 2nd Season Tonight

Posted June 5, 2012 at 11:29 am

The second successful season of the Lower East Side Heritage Film Series draws to a close tonight.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Regeneration

Posted May 1, 2012 at 11:24 am

Tonight is the seventh installment in the second season of the Lower East Side Heritage Film Series at the Seward Park Branch Library.

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Lower East Side Heritage Film Series: Scorsese & the City

Posted March 5, 2012 at 11:23 am

Tomorrow night kicks off the fifth installment in the sophomore season of the LES Heritage Film Series, a free monthly event in which short documentary films are screened at the Seward Park Library.

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LES Heritage Film Series Presents “Punking Out” & “Wino” at Seward Park Library

Posted December 6, 2011 at 6:18 am

Tonight is the second installment in the sophomore season of the LES Heritage Film Series at the Seward Park Library.

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