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NJIT Humanities Lecturer Contributes Poetry to Newark Museum Centennial Celebration Film Commission

NJIT Humanities Lecturer Jon Curley has collaborated with Newark-based filmmakers Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and Jerome Bongiorno on a film about contemporary Newark that will be exhibited at the Newark Museum for its Centennial Celebration, Sept. 22, 2009-Jan. 10, 2010. Curley wrote and recorded the poems that accompany New Work: Newark in 3D, which will be shown in tandem with the 1920 avant-garde film Manhatta and become a permanent part of the museum's collection. In addition, he will join the Bongiornos for a panel discussion about making the film on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the museum.