caribBEING Sponsors 2014 Summer Pop Up Series  


caribBEING, in partnership with NYC Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Sesame Flyers, and Citizens Committee Presents 5 Thematic Outdoor Summer Pop Up Movie Nights featuring family-friendly film, music, and more.   

This event, to be held through the 2014 summer months in New York, aim to bridge arts, entertainment and cultural gaps by presenting culturally relevant and contextual programming in Central Brooklyn with an emphasis on Flatbush.  The first event will take place on July 9, from 6:00 – 10:00pm, at Amersfort Park (Avenue I, between East 38th and East 39th Streets, Brooklyn, New York).

Here is the Summer Movie Series schedule:

Wednesday, July 9- Amersfort Park 6:00pm
Akeelah & the Bee
DJ Music – current Pop/R&B/Rap/Caribbean selections
Spelling Contest – Prizes: Mets Tickets & More

Wednesday, July 23 – Paedergat Park 6:00pm
Lion King
DJ Music – current Pop/R&B/Rap/Caribbean selections
Singing/Dance Contest – Prizes: Mets Tickets & More

Wednesday, August 6 – Amersfort Park 6:00pm
Krush Groove (Old School Nite)
DJ Music- 70/80/90s Rap/R&B/Reggae
Name That 80’s/90’s Contest – Prizes: Tickets & More

Wednesday, August 20 – Paedergat Park 6:00pm
Cool Runnings (Caribbean Nite)
Short Film: Miss Melodie (Jamaica) – 8 min.
Short Film: Doubles with Slight Pepper (Trinidad)- 10 min.
DJ Music- Caribbean

Join us for contests, prizes and free giveaways; light refreshments served; bring a blanket or lawn chair.

For more information contact: Shelley Vidia Worrell via email at or by phone at (347) 850-0475 or Farah Louis via email at

caribBEING is a boutique non-profit organization whose mission is to build community through the lens of Caribbean cinema, culture and art. Our programming reflects the diversity and artistic contributions of the Caribbean including Afro-Caribbean Basin countries such as Cuba, Panama and Colombia and Diaspora communities such as Brooklyn’s Flatbush, Toronto’s Brampton and London’s Notting Hill. Based in Fl@tbush, Brooklyn and founded in 1999, cariBBeing is the brainchild of Caribbean-American (Trinidadian) Shelley Vidia Worrell.

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