Jeff Smith 4 p.m., Aug. 28
Downtown Chess Presents: Brooklyn Castle
Brooklyn Castle tells the stories of I.S. 318 school’s chess team, the only middle school to win the U.S. Chess Federation's national high school championship. The film follows the challenges the kids face in their personal lives as well as on the chessboard. Screened in conjunction with the launch of the Library’s Downtown Chess program for area chess enthusiasts (meets Fridays 3-5pm). Chess instructor Mario Amodeo from SDCC will facilitate a question-and-answer discussion after the film.
- Cost: Free