Grand Opening - Boerum Hill, Brooklyn


Grumpy friends, we are so excited to open our doors to our new home in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.  

Please join us on Saturday, November 10, 2012 for a full evening of events. 

Our newest Grumpy Bert family member, Lost Lit, will begin the evening by hosting a film screening of Nicole Opper’s award winning documentary, Off and Running.  The film follows 17-year-old, African-American, Avery Klein-Cloud who tries to make sense of her transracially adopted, diverse family. See Avery navigate, deal and not deal with the questions of identity, race, family and her place in this world.

Following the screening, a live panel discussion will be held with special guests: Sharese Bullock (film producer), and Avery and Rafi Klein-Cloud (featured in the film). Kacy Ames-Heron (Korean adoptee, therapist) will moderate the panel.

Admission is free for the film/panel however seating is super limited and you must RSVP by emailing lynne (at) and provide the following information: 

  • First/ Last name
  • Phone number
  • If you’ll be bringing a guest (limit to +1) 
  • Adoption affiliation (and or) why you’d like to attend
  • How you found out about this event

DEADLINE: Seat not guaranteed until confirmation email received.

After the film/panel, the doors will open up for our opening reception.  Whoo-whoo!

Here's the break down of the evening:

Date:  Saturday, November 10, 2012 

Time:  4:00pm – 6:30pm Film Screening / Panel Discussion (RSVP required)

           7:00pm – 9:30pm Opening Reception (no RSVP necessary) 

Place:  Grumpy Bert

             82 Bond St. (between Atlantic and State)

             Brooklyn, NY 11217

Admission:  Free



This screening would not be possible without the generous help of POV.


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