Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: TIDE Film Festival
Friday, May 31, 2019
8:15 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
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Join NYC Parks for Festival Friday with the TIDE Film Festival!
Celebrate independent film at this wonderful evening of short films by diverse filmmakers of color from the TIDE Film Festival at sundown. These films represent some of the most exciting new filmmakers on the indie film scene.
Directed by Shane McSauby
Jim Asiginaak, a transgender Anishinaabe man, has lost all connection to his Native culture until he has a chance meeting with a mysterious Anishinaabe woman, Bangishimogikwe.
Teacher in a Box
Sci-Fi Drama, 14:41
Directed by Tanuj Chopra
A jaded teacher comes to terms with being replaced by a digital avatar of herself.
Green (Good Immigrant)
Directed by Suzanne Andrews Correa
An undocumented Turkish pedicab driver unwittingly draws police attention, endangering his brother, his community, and himself.
Directed by Sanford Jenkins
Overcome with grief, a rural woodworker builds a coffin.
Directed by Tarik Jackson
Against the backdrop of gentrifying Brooklyn, a recent college grad falls in love, spends a night in jail, and almost ruins the family business
Towards the Sun
Directed by Monica Santis
A 12-year-old girl confronts her scarring past when she is placed at an immigrant children's shelter for unaccompanied minors in Texas.
Directed by Dan Chen
Left behind by the same loved one, two Asian American youth search for connection in their small Midwestern town.
Know Before You Go:
You should come before 8:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!
This event will be on the lawn near the N. Portland entrance adjacent to Myrtle Avenue.
NYC Parks, TIDE Film Festival