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Champlain Valley Films: Brooklyn Castle

September 14, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $2 – $18

Saturday, September 14
8:00 pm
At Whallonsburg Grange Hall 
Tickets are $5 for adults and only $2 for those under 18.    

BROOKLYN CASTLE tells the stories of five members of the chess team at a below-the-poverty-line inner city junior high school that has won more national championships than any other in the country. The film follows the challenges these kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard, and is as much about the sting of their losses as it is about the anticipation of their victories.

Ironically, the biggest obstacle thrust upon them arises not from other competitors but from recessionary budget cuts to all the extracurricular activities at their school.

BROOKLYN CASTLE shows how these kids’ dedication to chess magnifies their belief in what is possible for their lives. After all, if they can master the world’s most difficult game, what can’t they do? (Brooklyn Castle)

The Christian Science Monitor said “it doesn’t get much better than this.”

For more information on this season’s chosen Champlain Valley films contact the Champlain Valley Film Society at info@cvfilms.org.

Details

Date:
September 14, 2013
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$2 – $18
Event Category:
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Venue

Whallonsburg Grange Hall
1610 NYS Route 22
Whallonsburg, NY 12936 United States
Phone:
(518) 963-4170
Website:
http://www.thegrangehall.info/home/

Organizer

Whallonsburg Grange Hall
Phone:
(518) 963-4170
Email:
admin@thegrangehall.info
Website:
http://www.thegrangehall.info/home/

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