NEW YORK PREMIERE
Directed by: Arran Shearing
84 min (UK, Canada)
Carl, a troubled young actor with a history of incarceration in an East London Theatre Company for the homeless romances a wealthy out-of-towner in the bustling streets of contemporary London.
When the opening night of his new play ends with a fellow actor attacking an audience member, Carl, in the affluent attire from his play, abandons the theatre for the bustling streets of contemporary London. He meets Meredith, a wealthy out-of-towner in the city for a funeral. Their sweet romance has Carl risking parole violation to pursue another life, but when Meredith invites Carl to see the very play he is the lead actor in, and the theatre erupts in violent conflict, Carl is found trapped between his desire and obligation.
HOME STREET HOME
Directed by: Tyler Hollinger and Robin Rose Singer
16 min (US)
In 2015 Shane Duffy met a homeless man Damian 'Dean' Cummings. In an effort to directly help one man's life, Shane built a 'Hidden Home' disguised as a dumpster. Damian lived in this home for over a year on the streets of SOHO NYC and know one suspected otherwise. In 2017 the NYPD took Damian's home away after the NY POST broke the story, thus returning him to the streets. Now the duo is being threatened with 10 days of jail, a $500 fine, and three court cases later the pair is finally victorious. With the help of this documentary and the tireless resources of many, Damian has been moved into his first home in 20yrs. This is his story.
AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 Cineplex (View)
2309 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10027
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|