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Port Jefferson Documentary Series

(631) 473-5220 |http://www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com/

Upcoming Events

March 2018

Sammy Davis, Jr.,: I’ve Gotta Be Me film screening

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME is the first major documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress in 20th century America. A star of stage and screen and member of the legendary RatPack, Sammy Davis, Jr. broke racial barriers, but paid a heavy price for it. Defying societal norms concerning interracial romance, religion and political affiliation, Davis courted controversy many times, but always with grace…

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April 2018

The Judge film screening

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

When she was a young lawyer, Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench. He laughed at her. But just a few years later, Kholoud became the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a (Islamic law) courts. THE JUDGE offers a unique portrait of Judge Kholoud—her brave journey as a lawyer, her tireless fight for justice for women, and her drop-in visits with clients, friends, and…

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Love, Cecil film screening

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

In Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s visually stunning film LOVE, CECIL, the glamorous world of the fashion/celebrity photographer and stage set designer, Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), comes alive. Using archival footage, interviews and readings from his diaries by actor Rupert Everett, we see the world as he transformed it, as he wished it to be. With sparkling wit and often unsparing criticism, the quintessentially British Beaton photographed luminaries of his era such as Great Garbo, Coco Chanel and Audrey Hepburn for Vogue magazine…

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Mole Man film screening

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$7

Directed by Guy Fiorita, MOLE MAN is the story of Outside Architect Ron Heist, a 66-year-old autistic man who built a 50-room structure, consisting solely of scrap materials, on the land behind his parent’s home in western Pennsylvania. His creation was built without the use of nails or mortar and keeps expanding, as he collects, classifies and displays objects from a deserted cluster of homes in the woods. Recognizing the fragility of Ron’s situation as his parents age, Ron’s friends…

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