The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), the nation’s premier and most diverse Latino film festival, and a touchstone of the nation’s thriving multicultural cinematic movement, featured more than 83 films representing 10 countries, spanning all genres including features, shorts, documentaries, web series and experimental films starring, about and for the U.S. Latino community.
By Gregg W. Morris, Part 2 Includes: Synchronicity? Making a Big Promising Movie on an Ultra-modest Budget. The Magic of Moviemaking. Casting. What’s next after the New York Latino Film Festival?
By Gregg W. Morris – Bouncing around a sometimes-abusive foster care system, a creative and spunky 12-year-old Alicia Willis (Tayler Buck) ditches school to visit her military veteran father Beaumont “Bo” Willis (Edi Gathegi) who, because of a battle-induced brain injury during his service in Iraq, suffers from PTSD, and is homeless and living on LA’s Skid Row. This brief synopsis is the tip of the iceberg for this compelling story.
NYC Bike Family Mass Die-in, Washington Square Park, July 9, 2019 by Transportation Alternatives. #NYCBikeFamily staged mass die-in to protest the killing of cyclists. Non-violent, peaceful memorial event. Drivers have killed 15 people on bikes this year — more than double the number killed this time last year.
#NYCBikeFamily: “We deserve safe passage. We deserve the pure joy of riding a bike. We will not stop riding and we will not accept this injustice.
Making sure that “Mayor Bill de Blasio knows that the NYC Bike Family will not stand for the threat on our lives. Vision Zero is in a state of emergency, and the only way to stop the killings is to break New York City’s car culture.
SENIOR ESCORT SERVICE, directed and written by Shaina Feinberg – and starring Jeff Seal, Mona Chalabi, Drae Campbell, Chris Manley, Chris Roberti, the director herself as well as a lot more others – had this reviewer’s head spinning … unlike any film in recent memory.
A coming of age documentary film unlike any coming of age film in recent memory. SCHEME BIRD centers on Scottish teenager Gemma and the people in her life trying to survive in an impoverished town.
“I want to thank you for placing your confidence in me. I will spend each and every day working to justify that confidence and to meet the high expectations for this institution I love. I look forward to working with the Board of Trustees, and the entire University community, as we begin to move on into CUNY’s next chapter together.¡Saludos!”
Malik Young interviews three students for their opinions about Trump’s 35-day shutdown of the federal government. One student said she was unable to register for classes this semester and blamed Trump.
To President Trump: Three students were interviewed for their opinions on your decision to shutdown the government for 35 days, beginning midnight, December 22, 2018, EST and ending January 25, 2019. This article is one in a series for the CONTACT THE WHITE HOUSE PROJECT.