Short Film Program
Short Film Programs, Views from Long Island
68 min
Narrative Feature
Spotlight, Views from Long Island
119 min
Directed by Jennifer Esposito
In her debut as a writer-director, actress Jennifer Esposito (''Blue Bloods,'' SUMMER OF SAM, CRASH) brings late 1980s Staten Island to vivid life through the lens of Rose Larusso (Emily Bader), an inquisitive young girl who discovers her father (Domenick Lombardozzi) is an emerging mafia kingpin. Rose’s growing desire to break…
Documentary Feature
Views from Long Island
73 min
World Premiere
Directed by Matt Creed
Mary Heilmann ranks amongst the most influential American abstract painters of her generation, revered for her unique approach to color and form. Now in her 80s, Heilmann still questions how her creative practice coexists within a highly commercialized art world. Director Matt Creed offers an intimate and vivid experience that…
Narrative Feature
Views from Long Island
85 min
World Premiere
Directed by Junior Gonzalez
Burgeoning muralist Jay (Billy Mayorga Reyes) lives in Brentwood, NY, where his neighborhood of Salvadoran immigrants offers a rich tapestry of stories, traditions, and perspectives that have often been marginalized and overlooked. At age 15, he is involved in a local youth program aimed at both healing generational trauma and…