This pioneering blend of buddy comedy and violent drama from 1975, is a seminal piece of black cinema and a favorite of Spike Lee’s. Filmed on location in and around Chicago’s housing projects, Cooley High chronicles high school friendships, powered by an effervescent Motown soundtrack.
Senior Cinema offers seniors 65 and older free admission to repertory classics, with complimentary popcorn and soda; the event is not open to the general public. Reservations are required and can be made up to three weeks in advance. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-seated basis. All cinemas are wheelchair accessible and offer infrared systems for people who are hard of hearing upon request. To reserve movie tickets please contact Community Affairs at 718.636.4122 or CommunityAffairs@BAM.org.