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Moonlight & Movies: Modern Times

Modern Times (1936)
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Shown: Charles Chaplin (as A factory worker)

Aug 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:30 pm

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 105th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 6-7 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

See a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece Modern Times, his final outing as the Little Tramp, this time starring as an inept factory worker caught in the cogs and gears of modern industrialization. Introduced by historian Dr. Joshua Freeman, author of Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World, a global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on culture and society. Before the film, join happy hour outside on the Museum’s Terrace with live music from singer/songwriter Zoe Allyn.

Movie ticket includes a drink voucher. Additional drinks and snacks available for purchase.

Immersion Room

Go inside your design in the kid-favorite Immersion Room (formerly Margaret Carnegie’s bedroom). Create digital wallpaper  – or chose from an amazing assortment in the museum’s collection covering hundreds of years and a range of styles – and project them onto the wall from floor to ceiling—for a vibrant, impactful, immersive experience. Experiment with scaling,…

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Make tie dye party shirts to cheer up kids fighting cancer – and shop for your own tie dye apparel with The Craft Studio in partnership with Tie Dye For A Good Cause. The cost for participants will help cover supplies and staffing but The Craft Studio will be proud to donate any leftover funds…

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