Some of Last Year’s Entrees:
Oscar winner, Susan Sarandon (Dead Man Walking), narrates the powerful documentary “Saving Jamaica Bay” a Documentary Feature about the largest open space in New York – and home to the only wildlife refuge in the country (and maybe the world) that is accessible by subway. Check it out Saturday August 20th at 3pm.
Oscar winner, Melissa Leo (Frozen River), stars alongside Gabriel Furman (Daredevil, Forever) in the critically acclaimed short “Mother’s Day”. A Dramatic Short about a tragedy that forces a mother and son to say goodbye forever. Come see “The Mother” as part of our Dramatic Shorts Block 1 showing on August 19th at 7:45.
Acclaimed Actor, Writer, and Comedian, Lewis Black, appears alongside Rebecca Blaine Carton in actor Lauren-Ashley Carter’s (Jug Face, Darling) directorial debut. “Introducing Parker Dowd” is a Comedy Short about a struggling actress who loses a role to her dog and must watch him skyrocket to celebrity as she descends into vengeful madness. Come laugh at all of our Comedy Shorts at 3:40pm on Friday August 19th. And be sure to check out Lewis Black’s new series “Mentors”. You can see all the episodes here.
Boris McGiver (House of Cards, Turn, Forever) leads a talented cast in director Paolo Monico’s poignant, Dramatic Short “The Mother”. Part of our Dramatic Short Film Block 1 screening on Friday August 19th at 7:45.
If you are a regular viewer of awards ceremonies like I am, it often feels like the acceptance speeches run together. Each winner starts with an expression of surprise and/or gratitude, and then moves on to thank a list of people, among them, family members,...read more