International Film Festival Manhattan Autumn 2021

Documentary Short Films 1

Expired October 18, 2021 8:01 AM
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Director’s message

How does a documentary filmmaker tell the story with journalistic integrity while still striving for dramatic power? There are no hard and fast rules; it's one of the strengths in filmmaking. Documentary filmmaking has diversity when it comes to forming, style, or any other technique used by filmmakers like diary films or direct cinema, which can be powerful because both styles have their own element that helps create emotional responses from viewers.

In this short documentary film, I wanted to emphasize the roots of Minton's, its founder, and hope for a better and brighter future.

The playhouse was founded by Edward W. Minton and has been a revolutionary place for people to go since its inception, with many different events happening there throughout time. So not only does it have historical significance but also represents what people once had hope for when they were working hard back then-a better life ahead and a brighter future with opportunities around every corner! 

Among many elected officials in NYC, there is a man who brings hope for tomorrow- maybe even decades from now! Eric Adams has been working tirelessly to make this city better, and his work inspires many New Yorkers every day.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    5 mins
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Denys Kapush