LitFilm is a film festival about writers presented by the Brooklyn Public Library, February 20 - 25, 2018. Get an inside look at the private lives and artistic processes of James Baldwin, William S. Burroughs, Mahmoud Darwish, Joan Didion, Diane di Prima, Vaclav Havel, Gabriel García Márquez, Arthur Miller, Yukio Mishima, Susan Sontag, Alice Walker and more, through inspiring documentaries and films ranging from the 60s to now. All screenings are free but require reservations.

The six-day event will also see appearances by filmmakers Rebecca Miller, Griffin Dunne, Karen Thorsen and Douglas K. Dempsey; as well as actors and writers like Najla Said, and more.



Check back soon for upcoming events.

Past Events

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Sun, Feb 25   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Patriotism (Short by Mishima) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Sun, Feb 25   4:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Regarding Susan Sontag

Sun, Feb 25   2:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

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