Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Featuring: Ric Burns
Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
When: Thu, April 6th, 2017 | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Details: Filmmaker Ric Burns presents his breathtaking historical documentary Into the Deep which traces the 300-year trajectory of the whaling industry—a major driver of early American commerce and culture—from its origins in 17th-century coastal New England to its demise following the Civil War. Join us for a talk featuring Ric Burns followed by a complete screening of the film.
Ric Burns, founder of Steeplechase Films, is the director of Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World.
Cost: $44 (Members $32)
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