Program 19
November 1 - 8:15pm

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Luke & Ira

United States / Drama / 13 mins

Director: Alan Barr

Writer: Alan Barr

Producer: Benedict Manlapaz, Jonathan Barr

Cast: Cam Wenrich, Joseph Rose

A young New Yorker who is losing his vision spends an afternoon being mentored by an elderly blind neighbor - a once famous comedian.

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Mujer De La Ciudad

United States / Drama / 14 mins

Director: Lauren Pruitt

Writer: Lauren Pruitt

Producer: Lindsey Shapiro, Shane Riley

Cast: Diana Florencio, Romeo Sanchez

Alone and on the verge of giving birth on public transit, Manuela remembers her first love who was recently detained in an ICE raid.

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Wuhan Driver

United States / Drama / 14 mins

Director: Tiger Ji

Writers: Tiger Ji

Producer: Alena Svyatova, Jonathan Sanger

Cast: Wayne Chang

At the beginning of the pandemic, a Chinese driver in New York struggles to make ends meet as he picks up passengers on a long and dreary night.

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The Dependents

United States / Comedy / 12 mins

Director: Jacqueline Christy

Writer: Lionel Leede, Lucia Dalla Valle

Producer: Kathleen Leede, Lionel Leede

Cast: Kathleen Leede, Lionel Leede

This film was created and performed by a real mother/son/daughter trio based in NYC. A high-powered, New York City mom as she grapples with her two grown children’s struggle to achieve adulthood and coexist with her new female lover. Her youngest son returns home after two years of traveling with earth-shattering news. 

Love in Brooklyn

United States / Drama / 9 mins

Director: Eric Yang

Writer: Eric Yang

Producer: Eric Yang

Cast: David Ginlet, Briana Cortesiano

A woman's affair with a married man is put to the test when she discovers that she's pregnant.