- September 22, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
TICKETS FOR THE OUTDOOR SCREENING ARE STILL AVAILABLE and may be purchased through the website or at the gate.
Roebling Museum To Premiere Newly Re-Mastered “Brooklyn Bridge,” Ken Burns’s First Film
Special Outdoor Screening on Saturday, September 22, 2018.
Gates open at 6:00pm
Roebling Museum will premiere a newly restored “Brooklyn Bridge,” the first film by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, at a special outdoor screening at the museum on September 22nd.
Thanks to the generosity of Dean and Jenny Foundation, all Florence Township and Burlington County children in grades K-12 and younger will be admitted to the film screening free of charge. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Individual Ticket $15 for adults and children over 12
Senior Ticket $12 for adults age 62 and over
Student Ticket FREE for all students K-12 and younger from Burlington County
Child Ticket $5 for children 12 and under (FREE admission for children ages 2 and under)
Family & Friends Ticket $35 for up to 5 people ages 3 and over (FREE admission for children ages 2 and under)
Museum admission included with all event tickets
*6:00pm-6:45pm: Seating on the Roebling Museum Mill Yard lawn for screening:
*6:45pm-7:10pm: Program – Brief welcome, introductions and sponsor/partner/dignitary acknowledgements and introduction of the film *sunset @ 6:58pm*
*7:10pm-8:25pm: Screening of re-mastered documentary, “Brooklyn Bridge”
*8:25pm-8:45pm: Brief discussion with Ken Burns moderated by Jim Dwyer from the New York Times
*Fresh popped popcorn and Food Trucks with family and movie-friendly treats onsite from 6pm-9pm. Please feel free to bring a picnic dinner!
Don’t forget to bring chairs and/or a blanket!
Family-friendly snack vendors available for purchase onsite include Smylie’s Ice Cream Shop, House of Cupcakes, and fresh popped popcorn from the Roebling Museum. Current event sponsors include the Dean and Jenny Foundation, the Burlington County Division of Parks, the Township of Florence, NJ, and Riverview Studios.
Live Streaming, iMag and Technical Services provided by Riverview Studios
1. Yes. Incredible, prolific, award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns and his production company, Florentine Films, will be here. (We know…we’re sort of pinching ourselves about that, too.)
2. The Pre-Screening Reception at 4:30pm inside the Museum is now completely SOLD OUT.
3. Advanced and At-the-Gate tickets are still available for the screening of the newly remastered, “Brooklyn Bridge,” Burn’s first film. Gates open at 6pm. Program begins just before sunset…around 6:50pm.
4. See the film NOW, streaming on UNUM. Go to www.pbs.org/kenburns/unum/
5. Whether you’re here at the Museum or far away, you can see the live stream of the discussion between Ken Burns and Jim Dwyer following the screening of the film by clicking this link: http://roeblingmuseum.org/kenburns/
Log on by 8:10pm to ensure you don’t miss a word!
6. The weather for the evening looks BEAUTIFUL! (Thank goodness…) However, in case of sudden and unexpected inclement weather, please check this Facebook page, or the Roebling Museum’s website (roeblingmuseum.org) or our Twitter page for alternate indoor film screening location and information.
7. GET YOUR SCREENING TICKETS IN ADVANCE! Faster lines and service when you purchase your tickets online or by phone before the event begins. 609-499-7200 or http://roeblingmuseum.org/…/exclusive-event-screening-of-r…/
8. All reception and screening ticket-holders must bring their own blankets and lawn chairs for the screening. Picnic baskets are also welcomed.
10. TRY USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION TO GET HERE! Roebling Museum is on the NJ River Line. Come directly to the Roebling Station, directly behind the museum. Click here for schedule information: https://m.njtransit.com/mo/mo_servlet.srv…
Free parking in lots at and near the museum is available. Look for Event Parking signs. (Please be kind to local residents and avoid parking on the 2nd Ave., residential side of the building.)