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Film screening with Prof. Brett Palfreyman

April 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

At the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor (1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A), join Wagner College history professor Brett Palfreyman for “Chekhov in Staten Island on Film,” a program of clips from an upcoming film, “The Black Monk,” based on the short story by Anton Chekhov and set on Staten Island. Palfreyman will explore the impact of tuberculosis on Chekhov and in the short story, as well as the history of tuberculosis on Staten Island. He will be joined in discussing the film by Hunter College Chekhov scholar Nadya Peterson and “Black Monk” filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno. The program is free with admission to the Staten Island Museum.


April 2, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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