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Firehouse Kitchen Talk: "Firefighting on Film" with Retired FDNY Firefighter and Author Paul Hashagen

  • Friends of Firefighters 199 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 USA (map)
 Firefighters have filled screens large and small, from  The Three Stooges  and  The Little Rascals , to  The Towering Inferno  and  Backdraft.  Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of firefighters risking their lives have long graced the pages of major national newspapers, magazines and books.   On Wednesday, October 24th, 6-9 PM, we invite you to join us for "Firefighting on Film," a Firehouse Kitchen Talk presentation given by retired FDNY firefighter and author Paul Hashagen. Explore the public’s fascination with fires and firefighting from the earliest days of photography, to Thomas Edison’s first moving pictures and the advent of major motion pictures and television, to today’s social media channels and the 24-hour news cycle. Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. Open to active and retired FDNY firefighters. FREE.

Firefighters have filled screens large and small, from The Three Stooges and The Little Rascals, to The Towering Inferno and Backdraft. Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of firefighters risking their lives have long graced the pages of major national newspapers, magazines and books. On Wednesday, October 24th, 6-9 PM, we invite you to join us for "Firefighting on Film," a Firehouse Kitchen Talk presentation given by retired FDNY firefighter and author Paul Hashagen. Explore the public’s fascination with fires and firefighting from the earliest days of photography, to Thomas Edison’s first moving pictures and the advent of major motion pictures and television, to today’s social media channels and the 24-hour news cycle. Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. Open to active and retired FDNY firefighters. FREE.