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Still from the film Brooklyn Castle. Photo courtesy of the artists

Film: Brooklyn Castle

Saturday, September 28, 2013

2–2 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn Castle (Katie Dellamaggiore, 2012, 101 min.) tells the exhilarating story of the chess team at Brooklyn’s I.S. 318, a below-the-poverty-line school that has won more national championships than any other school in the country. Presented in partnership with the PBS documentary series POV. After the film, meet members of the I.S. 318 chess team and play chess. Tickets, which include Museum admission, can be purchased at www.museumtix.com.