Hollywood Does History…Poorly: Forrest Gump

The final installment of our film series looks at the life of one of American history’s most iconic figures: Forrest Gump! While a work of fiction, Gump’s bizarre “right place, right time” journey through time would make him our most important historical lynchpin…if it were true, of course. Slate’Kristen Meinzer introduces the film.











When: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111
Price: Free
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The final installment of our film series looks at the life of one of American history’s most iconic figures: Forrest Gump! While a work of fiction, Gump’s bizarre “right place, right time” journey through time would make him our most important historical lynchpin…if it were true, of course. Slate’Kristen Meinzer introduces the film.