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Soul Food Junkies
Byron Hurt’s documentary looks at this history of soul food and its role in black culture, both positive and negative. Before the screening, the politically conscious hip-hop duo Dead Prez will perform.
June 16, Herbert Von King Park, 7pm, FREE
Dracula, with the Philip Glass Ensemble
Celebrate Brooklyn tried this once before—a screening of the Bela Lugosi classic accompanied by a live performance of Philip Glass’s score—but an epic thunderstorm chased everyone out of the park halfway through. So they’re giving it another go. Here’s to clear skies!
July 13, Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park Bandshell, 7:30pm, $3
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Even cooler-sounding than the Dracula event is this one: a screening of last year’s Academy Award-nominated hit in a new print without a musical track so Dan Romer and Wordless Music Orchestra can perform director-composer Benh Zeitlin’s score live.
August 8, Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park Bandshell, 8pm, $3