A project of Brooklyn Historical Society

Mixed Mondays Film Series - Imitation of Life


Event Date:

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 6:30am

The Mixed Monday film series launches with a 1959 Lana Turner classic - Imitation of Life - which explores the story of an African-American woman and her light-skinned, mixed-race daughter who passes for white. Come munch on popcorn, watch the film and discuss the history and cultural context around mixed families, race relations and popular culture. Mixed Mondays series will be hosted by Erica Chito-Childs, CBBG advisor, sociology professor at CUNY and author of Navigating Interracial Borders and Fade to Black and White.


Mixed Movie Monday: Imitation of Life

Monday, August 4, 6:30 p.m.

At: Brooklyn Historical Society, Great Hall

128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton and Pierrepont)


This series is co-sponsored by MixedRaceStudies.org

Reserve your spot now!