New York Tag Archive

Live Action

Eliza Jiménez Cossio & Lexi Tannenholtz’s ‘We Should Get Dinner!’ Probes the True Nature of Family

Eliza Cossio & Lexi Tannenholtz discuss deploying a propulsive score, snappy dialogue and fast cutting to explore the true meaning of family.

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Live Action, Premiere

The Inevitability of Death Invigorates a Renewed Sense of Life in Omar Kakar’s ‘Man in the Morgue’

Omar Kakar discusses the alchemy of the editing process which enabled him to straddle genres without leaving his audience adrift in a sea of confusion.

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Music

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein’s ‘Fuk It’ Depicts the Ensuing Chaos of an All Too Relatable Burnout

Martin Wolfgang Klapperbein breaks down the gear and processes of his candid NYC streets shot, frenzied music video for Tobias Dray.

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Live Action

Ray Smiling’s ‘Play This At My Funeral’ Extols Our Intimate Connections to the Songs in Our Lives

Ray Smiling describes co-opting the mixtape format to capture the symbiotic link between music and memory for his idiosyncratic series of vignettes.

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Live Action, Premiere

Jermaine Manigault’s Experimental Short ‘Not Black Enough’ Cathartically Confronts Blackness in America

Epic long takes, musical pastiche and minimalist music, Jermaine Manigault reveals the tools he used to create a unique portrait of what blackness means.

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Art & Fashion

Bram VanderMark’s Dance Film ‘I Carry Them’ Captures the Melancholy of Leaving Loved One’s Behind

Bram VanderMark discusses exploring the burden of carrying your memories with you through deeply-felt choreography and a wistful score for Films.Dance.

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Music

Rodney Chrome Splashes the Cash Around NYC in Zac Dov Wiesel’s Vivid Music Video ‘To The Money’

Zac Dov Wiesel divulges how he technically manifested the vivid and poppy feel of his vivacious NYC-based music video for Rodney Chrome.

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Live Action

Sam Stillman Channels the Spirit of John Cassavetes for His Jazz-Centric New York Drama ‘Let’s Get Lost’

Director Sam Stillman reveals how he captured the powerful and frenetic performances that populate his Manhattan jazz bar drama 'Let's Get Lost'.

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Documentary

Paul Stone Laments the Loss of NYC Traditions in the Face of Gentrification in Little Italy Doc ‘Mulberry’

Paul Stone shares how the story of lifelong New Yorkers plagued by the pressures of gentrification stoked the creative fires for documentary 'Mulberry'.

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