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New York No Limits Film Series Short Film Event
April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm$10
What: New York No Limits Film Series Short Film Event
NYNL’s primary focus is to program diverse and innovative films that push the line of form and content.
When: Wednesday April 12th, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: The Wild Project
195 E. 3rd St. between Avenue A and Avenue B
New York, NY 10009
Trains: F, M train to 2nd Avenue, J train to Delancey St., L train to 1st Avenue
Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door the day of the event
Tickets can be purchased at http://www.newyorknolimits.com
Contact: Thomas Escovar, [email protected]
AN ATRAMENTOUS MIND, Lonnie Edwards & Layne Marie Williams directors,
Lonnie Edwards writer, U. S., experimental
A police officer is confronted with his own abuse of power and his newfound perspective saves him from making a deadly mistake. The film tackles police brutality and the war on black bodies.
DEM DEM!, Christophe Rolin / Pape Bouname Lopy / Marc Recchia directors, Senegal/Belgium, narrative
On a regular fishing day, Matar discovers a mysterious bag on a beach of Dakar. Inside he finds a passport of a Belgian man with African origins. He starts to imagine looking like him. Days are going by, the appearance of Matar is changing and he becomes more and more enigmatic to his wife Nafi. On his way he crosses N’Zibou a crazy wise man who measures the clouds. He questions Matar about his identity. One day, Matar disappears.
HUSH, Michael Lewis Foster director & writer, U. S., narrative
A single mother struggles to raise her 8 year-old son, Caleb, who seems to be going out of his way to make her life a living hell.
LEAVING CHARLIE, Amanda Brooke Avery & Diane Calhoun directors,
Amanda Brooke Avery writer, U.S., narrative
A young queer woman discovers and re-evaluates her boundaries in life and in her job as a stripper.
PRYOR TIME, Aaron Sheer director & writer, U.S., narrative/comedy
In 1986, a boy leaves his safe, suburban home to attend a Richard Pryor comedy show in New York City.
RYE MANHATTAN, Michael Goldburg director / Michael Goldburg & David Chan writers, U. S., comedy
A young man waits for his dream date… at the wrong bar. In the vein of Martin Scorsese’s “After Hours,” RYE MANHATTAN is a charming, fast-paced comedy from the award-winning filmmakers of WHAT’S EATING DAD? about how finding the right person in the world of modern dating is tough.
THE SILENCE, Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi director & writer, Iran, narrative
Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother but she keeps silent.
STOWAWAY, Kenneth Anderson director & writer, U. S., narrative/comedy
A woman secretly embarks on a voyage at sea.