Last One Standing Documentary
During the early 70’s Adelina Fargas came to
New York escaping tough times in
Puerto Rico and found a home amongst
her brothers and sisters in what was
baptized by the locals as Loisaida,
The Lower East Side, and not only survived
but thrived. For 36 years fought discrimination
and gentrification, becoming a mother figure
to the residents of Loisaida. Today Casa Adela,
is considered to be a landmark, a survivor of that era…
The Last One Standing.
Through The Lens- Documentary
Born in 1943 in Berlin, Germany, Marlis has lived in Loisaida since 1975. Her photographs document the struggle of the mostly Puerto Rican people living in that part of Manhattan. Her B&W and Color Photographs have been used to illustrate national and international publications on political and cultural topics such as: gentrification, urban development, slum lords/arson for profit, squatting, affordable housing/homesteading, cultural identity, education, the arts, drugs and urban crime.
Leo is a lonely man on the verge of giving up on life. Until one day a new neighbor brings hope, and he discovers that finding the right words might not be as easy as it seems.
It does not matter whether you're eighteen or eighty- one, when you feel those butterflies, you will be a kid again... And when this happens, it would indeed be a happy day!
Best Short Film
New Filmmakkers NY
Oh Happy Day
MACHISTA- The Male Chauvinist
A comedy about a male chauvinist in his effort to conquer
a strong modern woman.
El Tumbe- The Heist
Greco Cardona thought he was done with his past, the problem was his past was not done with him...
A prominent musician from New York leaves everything behind and disappears without a trace but following the murder of a past lover and consequently discovering a well kept secret, Greco returns to 'el barrio' seeking the help of his old partner to confront the man behind the crime. Cardona plays once more to save his soul...
OBE - the Out of Body Experiment
web series 2015
No one knows much about their past, the origins of the two brothers it still a mystery, but the fact is that their advanced ability to detach from their physical bodies has the potential to catapult forward a secret experiment twenty years in the making. Now, after years of studies the brothers plus one of the scientists they have trained get ready to attempt their longest jump.