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Press Kit

Download the full press notes, film stills, and extended trailer below:

Brooklyn Castle Full Press Notes (Word | PDF)
Brooklyn Castle Film Stills (ZIP)
Brooklyn Castle Official Poster (JPG)
Brooklyn Castle Trailer (Watch/Embed via YouTube)


Winner of the Audience Award – South by Southwest (SXSW) Film 2012 Documentary Spotlight
Winner of the Audience Award – Newport Beach Film Festival 2012
Top 10 Audience Favourites – Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2012
Best New Director Award – Brooklyn Film Festival 2012
44th NAACP Image Awards – Nominee for Outstanding Documentary

Praise for Brooklyn Castle

“If you want to see what may well be the most optimistic, inspiring and downright thrilling movie released all year – then absolutely do not miss Katie Dellamaggiore’s documentary Brooklyn Castle”
– Andrew O’Hehir, Salon

– Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

“I love this film”
– Roger Ebert

“Enlightening, inspiring and expertly crafted”
– Stephanie Merry, Washington Post

“A can’t-miss film”
– Kenneth Turan, LA Times

“I don’t know diddly about chess, and I still loved it.”
– Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

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