Film + Radio

The New Public

When: Thu., April 17, 7 p.m. 2014

Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School opened in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Here one-third of residents live in poverty and the high school graduation rate is 40 percent. The new school has an unconventional approach and ambitious mission: Use an arts-oriented curriculum that emphasizes self-development, community collaboration, and social change. The story of BCAMHS explores issues of class, race, and culture in the battlefield of education. There will be a Q&A with the filmmaker and a reception by Brown's Court Bakery.

Price: Free

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