SHORTS: NEW YORK STRONG

SHORTS: NEW YORK STRONG

80 min

Online Screening

Stories of New Yorkers’ grit and resilience.  (TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 80 MIN)

A Week in June | Director: Jay Sansone

Three young Black Lives Matter leaders are filmed on the streets of New York City during the first week of the George Floyd protests. (USA, 6 MIN)

Road to Roxham | Director: Cristian Gomes

In Plattsburgh, New York, an underground taxi industry has emerged to meet the demand of refugees and asylum seekers attempting to escape to Canada.   (Canada, 18 MIN)

Urban Growth | Director: Nathan Kensinger, Nate Dorr

For more than 40 years, a collection of abandoned mansions have been hidden inside a wild growing forest in the heart of Brooklyn, but that’s about to change. (USA, 13 MIN)

By Way of Canarsie | Director: Emily Packer, Lesley Steele

Vignettes explore Canarsie’s unique relationship to the water through recreation, resiliency, and the community’s imagination for the future.  (USA, 14 MIN)

The Grand Tour | Directors: Erin F Babbin, Michael Sullivan

Barry, a volunteer with The 9/11 Tribute Museum in New York City, shares the story of his son, a gifted young newlywed who was killed on 9/11. (USA, 29 MIN)

Click here for an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Filmmakers Jay Sansone, Emily Packer, Lesley Steele, Cristian Gomes, Erin Babbin, Michael Sullivan, Nate Dorr and Nathan Kensinger.

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Dates

Nov 11 - Nov 19

Venue