That Lloyd “Swee’ Pea” Daniels became an NBA player was no surprise- at age 16 he was named ‘the next Magic Johnson” and possibly the best player that had ever lived. That his NBA debut happened at age 25, with bullets still lodged in his chest and a body ravaged by years of crack-cocaine addiction, was a miracle. The Legend of Swee’ Pea follows the twists and turns of fortune in the life of a basketball prodigy: his dramatic downfall, miraculous comeback, and, finally, the bittersweet confrontation with a life imperfectly. More info Facebook
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, three friends come to terms with life, art, and family using the storm as a metaphor for change and transition. The story follows the rehearsals of an Off-Broadway Play and the lives of the Director, his Muse and a washed out Actor who has just lost everything to the sea. Shot in the aftermath of the storm, this highly improvised film stars Nick Sandow from Orange Is The New Black and Michael Imperioli & John Ventimiglia from The Sopranos. Directed by Jenner Furst, Produced by Julia Willoughby Nason and Daniel B. Levin.
LOVE CHILD 사이버 사랑 (2014) is a documentary film about Internet policy development. Centered in South Korea - the world's most wired nation - LOVE CHILD follows the story of the first case where "Internet addiction" was cited as a mental illness defense and looks at today's Korean gaming culture in search of harmony in an increasingly immersive media environment, where virtual is the new reality.
The Bowery becomes a nexus of shattered dreams when a merchant has 72 hours to pay his rent. Facing extinction, his ramshackle tent of antiquities lures a troop of misfits, freaks and renegades who form a tableaux vivant full of carnival pageantry, white lies and victimless crime in a fleeting glimpse of Downtown New York.
Since 1979 Clayton Patterson has dedicated his life to documenting the final era of raw creativity and lawlessness in New York City's Lower East Side, a neighborhood famed for art, music and revolutionary minds. Traversing the outside edge he's recorded a dark and colorful society, from drag to hardcore, heroin, homelessness, political chaos and ultimately gentrification. His odyssey from voyeur to provocateur reveals that it can take losing everything you love to find your own significance.