Feature Film Program

Pick of the Litter

🐶🐕BRING-YOUR-DOG-SNEAK-PREVIEW!🐩🐾

Thu Aug 23 7:30 PM

The Film

Pick of the Litter

Dana Nachman, Don Hardy | USA | 81

"Pick of the Litter" follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense two-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose ultimate responsibility is to protect their blind partners from harm. Along the way, these remarkable animals rely on a community of dedicated individuals who train them to do amazing, life-changing things in the service of their human. The stakes are high and not every dog can make the cut. Only the best of the best. The pick of the litter. Courtesy of Sundance Selects.

Performer

Kaleta & Super Yamba Band

Brooklyn afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band are fronted by legendary Afrobeat veteran Leon Ligan-Majek a.k.a. Kaleta. The singer, guitarist and percussionist from the West African country of Benin Republic lived his adolescent life in Lagos, Nigeria where Afrobeat was born. Kaleta performed and toured the world with the two most popular musicians from Nigeria, Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade, along with Majek Fashek and recently Lauryn Hill.Super Yamba Band's live performances with Kaleta are absolutely explosive. Afropop Worldwide said "their ace-up-the-sleeve: the singer Kaleta, whose James Brown grunts have got to be some of the best in the business." With Kaleta at the helm Super Yamba Band have recently erupted onto stages at Paste Magazine's Emerging Music Festival, World Music Institute's Masters Of African Music Series, The Untitled Action Bronson Show (Viceland TV), L.E.A.F. Festival, Secret Planet APAP 2018 Showcase and more, giving audiences an unforgettable experience of world-class Afro-Funk dance music.

Event Details

7:30 PM
Step and Repeat Photos for Guests and Their Dogs
8:00 PM
Live Music
8:30 PM
Film Begins
10:00 PM
Q&A with filmmakers Dana Nachman and Don Hardy
This is a free event. In the case of rain, show will be rescheduled. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Venue

Fort Greene Park

Washington Park St, Brooklyn, NY 11205

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