A week full of events to delight the lit and film oriented.
Franklin Park is hosting a reading series tonight at 8pm, featuring Lynne Tillman, J. Robert Lennon, Stephen O’Connor and Seth Fried. The event is free and there will be special drinks prices and a trivia competition—check out their Facebook page for full details.
Jean Rouch’s films The 15-year-old widows and The Human Pyramid will screen at the French Institute/Alliance Francaise at 7pm, featuring an introduction and Q&A with James Toback, film director and the screenwriter of Bugsy.
Head over to 192 Books at 8pm to see Zadie Smith present her new book NW.
Junot Diaz’s presentation of his latest book This is How You Lose Her, which is part of the Brooklyn Voices Series, has been rescheduled from Nov 13 and is taking place at St. Joseph’s College, starting at 7:30pm. For full details on the event, go to Greenlight Bookstore’s website.
The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting an evening-long tribute to the late artist from Queens, Joseph Cornell. Various contemporary poets and filmmakers will present their work influenced by the artist, accompanied by screenings of a selection of Cornell’s key short films.