3rd Annual Alphabet City Short Film Festival

Saturday, September 8th, 2018 @ 6BC Botanical Garden

  • I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreamin'
    2015,
    7 minutes
    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
    2003,
    26 minutes
    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
    1989,
    6 minutes
    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
    2017,
    8 minutes
    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
    2018,
    5 minutes
    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
    2017
    19 minutes
    Two women face the challenges of their unique relationship.
    Director: Anthony Laura

The Film They Survived

They Survived Film

Meg Moe Birns Paintings

Ciaran Tully

John Shuttleworth