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.
56th New York Film Festival Poster … Designed by Cinematographer Ed Lachman and Visual Artist Jr