Event

Short Film Program 3: ADULT LOVE
01
Oct
2016

Short Film Program 3: ADULT LOVE

  • Location:411 Troutman Street Brooklyn NY 11237
  • Venue:Lot 45
  • Length:06:15 pm – 07:30 pm

Short Film Program 3: Adult Love
Runtime: 1 hour 15 min.
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Crisscross I Directed by Michael Jackson I RT 12 min 47 sec I Drama I USA

SYNOPSIS:
Two strangers alone in a big city forge an unusual bond in the face of crises and survival.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Michael Jackson is a filmmaker and visual artist who grew up in Northern California. He made his first film right after college, a 50-minute documentary about the homeless that premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival to a sold-out crowd. The next year, he organized and filmed the meeting between Muhammad Ali and the Dalai Lama. In 2013, Michael moved to New York City where he began working on his first narrative project called Harlemites.

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Sacred Heart I Directed by Sol Aponte I RT 12 min 47 sec I Romantic Drama I France, USA

SYNOPSIS:
Beautiful Nichel Priam becomes disenchanted with her marriage to a successful art dealer in Chicago and escapes to Paris. On her first day there, Nichel writes about her determination to have an affair with “no moral consideration”. She explains to her therapist that her reason for going to Paris was to get even as she was convinced that her husband was cheating on her.

Nichel meets an intriguing man at a bar named Alexander and begins an uninhibited sexual and emotional affair with him, which prompts an intellectual and sensual awakening. She speaks candidly to her therapist about her need to be controlled and the satisfaction she gets from her escapism. Nichel and Alexander’s affair take them both down an unexpected road where they are forced to face their demons and explore the truth about love.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Jennia Fredrique attended Columbia University’s School of Theater and has been a comedic acting power house for over a decade. As an actor she has held series regular and recurring roles on NBC, CW, ABC, BET, Centric and more. Her face has sold millions of products world-wide as she has appeared on national commercial spots for Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Miller Lite, Jaguar and more.

Jennia also serves as editor in chief of Crown Life Magazine, an online lifestyle hub for all things fashion. In 2013 she made her directorial debut with viral video “First Kiss In Color”. Sacred Heart is birthed out of Jennia’s love for classic cinema, impeccable story telling, romance, fashion and Paris.

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Wifey Redux I Directed by Robert McKeon I RT 22 min 30 I Short Comedy I USA

SYNOPSIS:
A man becomes maniacally obsessed with driving off his teenage daughter’s new boyfriend in this dark comedy about coping and denial, based on a short story by acclaimed Irish author Kevin Barry.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Robert’s first job in film was as a clerk at his local video rental store while attending high school in his home town of Darien, Connecticut. He was eventually promoted to Assistant Manager. He proceeded to earn his Bachelor’s in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and then moved to Los Angeles to work in a number of jobs in the entertainment and advertising industries before directing commercials for various corporate clients, and viral content for a number of L.A. – based comedians. “Wifey Redux” is his first film.

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Good Business I Directed by Frank Dale Arroyo I RT 7 min I Dramatic Comedy I USA

SYNOPSIS:
A charming businessman gets revenge on his ex-mother in law at dinner.

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Reservations for 3 I Directed by Steven Bennett I RT 13 min 39 sec I Comedy I USA

SYNOPSIS:
A romantic dinner for two is upended when a high-strung woman serves up a mealtime discussion of personal reservations and doubts.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Steven Bennett is an award-winning filmmaker born in New Rochelle, NY. After spending years as an actor he turned his focus to filmmaking. Since then, Steven’s short On The Radioman won the Spotlight Award at the Manhattan Film Festival, and his web series Parallels won multiple awards at the L.A. Web Festival.

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