I MISS NYC SHORT FILM SHOWCASE

(online screening + Q&A)

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Short Movies About the NYC We Love and Miss!

Remember movies in Bryant Park? Bar-hopping? The boardwalk at Coney Island? In person classes?

 

Join us in a journey back in time, to a New York City before Covid19, through the images and stories in these NYC inspired short films.

 

Then we'll meet up for a talkback with filmmakers on Friday at 9pm EST on ZOOM.

 

Share a story or something you miss about going out in The Greatest City in the World.

 

Bring your favorite New York inspired snack to nosh on or cocktail to sip. 

 

CONEY ISLAND DREAMING (Directed by Vagabond)

Everyone has a Coney Island dream... and everyone deserves to have their Coney Island dream come true... Everyone.

 

HAND CUT (Directed by Griffin Hammond)

From chainsaw to cocktail, this beautiful short documentary tracks the journey of clear, artisan ice into the hands of New York City bartenders.

 

THE HONEYS AND BEARS (Directed by Veena Rao)

Members of the Harlem Honeys and Bears, a synchronized swim team for seniors, describe the freedom of the water.

 

PRETTY DEAD (Directed by Inga Moren Tapias)

The world's preeminent corpse duty actress inspires others to work one heartbeat from stardom

 

TRUE STORIES BY JOE (Directed by Joe Zito)

In the familiar voice of a "true" New Yorker, Joe recounts funny stories about growing up in Italian Harlem in the 1940's.

To put the social into social distancing, we've developed an online screening series called Friday Flicks, where we curate an evening of independent film that includes a screening and an opportunity to (virtually) meet the filmmaker. Here's how it works:
1. Buy one ticket per screen (FYI, the whole family can watch from the same screen).
2. We'll send you a link to the film to watch at your convenience on any web-enabled device, as well as a link to an online "Meet The Filmmaker" session on Zoom.
3. Join us the following Friday evening at 9pm EST for a talkback with the filmmakers, where you'll have the opportunity to hear about the making of the film and get to ask questions.

Also, we'll be donating half the proceeds to Feed the Frontlines NYC!