Stella Artois Presentation: Up There – 12 minutes
Dir. Malcolm Murray
Shot high above the streets of New York City, UP THERE reveals the dying craft oflarge-scale hand painted advertising and the untold story of the painters struggling to keep it alive. Capturing a trade that is equal parts artistic precision and grueling labor, thefilm presents a painting tradition pre-dating modern advertising. A craft that today finds itself dangling on the brink of extinction.
Vertical Village – 18 minutes
Dir. Alexandra Schwimmer
The innovative and pioneering 50 year history of the Seward Park Cooperative in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York City comes to life through interviews with original residents, children, and everyone in between, as they speak of their gratitude to the man who changed the street scape, not only of their own neighborhood but also of hundreds of others throughout the city.
World Trade Center in the Movies – 8 minutes
Dir. Monty Diamond
Clips from 38 movies in which the World Trade Center appears set to a piece of classical music. One location scout's reminiscence.
Shape of the Shapeless – 30 minutes
Dir. Jayan Cherian
Shape of the Shapeless explores the spiritual quest of a burlesque performer, a yogi, and an artisan who transgresses the boundaries of traditional notions of body, gender, and sexuality.
Adam Blank Gets a Vasectomy – 25 minutes
Dir. Adam Blank
ADAM BLANK GETS A VASECTOMY is the story of my 30-day journey towards answering the questions: What did virility mean to me? What would happen to my testosterone levels? Would I still ejaculate? How much would it hurt? Would we regret this? I talk to my wife, to doctors, religious authorities and friends who have faced the same choice. In the process, I explore my connection to my family and the personal, medical, and social repercussions of this permanent reproductive solution.
54 Varick Street
New York, NY 10003
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|Dog Friendly: No|
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