A concept music video that harkens back (...or forward?) to a time of hobo prophets, mulligan stew, orange ladies, bowery boys, bawdy vaudeville acts, and the fuzz. A burlesque club musician en route to work imagines magical dreams . . . or is he living them? Featuring cameos by several Downtown NYC filmmakers and performers.
Director: Bill Poznanski SunnySide Up
A comedy from NYC... Where do babies come from? Marie doesn't want to know, but she's going to find out.
Director: Charles Krezell Downfall
An experimental documentary, shot between 1988-1989. The East Village May Day protests, interspersed with New York City Marathon footage. The demolition and beginnings of gentrification in Alphabet City... a neighborhood under siege.
Director: Kris Enos Willow Weep For Me
After 41 years of Cher, a willow tree beloved by her community and strongly identified with La Plaza, she's dismantled for the neighborhood safety. Her life is celebrated with a wake in the garden, officiated by community members.
Director: Alvah Holmes Mahagonny Songspiel Animation Reel
Hand-painted animation inspired by Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht's early operatic work. The city of Mahagonny offers prosperity, but its citizens prove to be its undoing.
Director: Klay-James Enos Penelope & Kennedy
Two women face the challenges of their unique relationship.
Director: Anthony Laura