Movies Under the Stars: Festival Friday: TIDE Film Festival

Friday, July 16, 2021

8:45 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.

Adeline, The Great
Comedy, 11:30
Directed by Jessica Mendez Siqueiros
A woke boarding school student questions her commitment to activism when she finds herself with no friends, countless enemies, and facing some very serious accusations that threaten to get her expelled.

Comedy Documentary, 5:30
Directed by Horatio Baltz
Bam and Rawls, two bike riders in New York City, embark on a journey to find a satisfying slice of pizza.

Drama, 12:26
Directed by Adewale Olukayode
Femi, a Nigerian immigrant, must question his life values and concept of the American Dream when his brother steals a large sum of cash one night.

The Price of Cheap Rent
Comedy, 6:30
Directed by Amina Sutton & Maya Tanaka
An aspiring artist discusses the challenges of finding affordable housing and the compromises she has to make with her spooky new roommates.

Drama, 9:58
Directed by Rachel Harrison Gordon
Birdie, a biracial girl raised by her Jewish mom, has a rare visitation day with her father while preparing for her Bat Mitzvah. Overcoming her doubts, Birdie confronts what independence means as she steps into adulthood on her own terms.

1800 - Lovable
Experimental, 1:50
Directed by Rebecca Hunt
Are you a single black woman yearning to be loved and desired? 1800 - Lovable provides the je nais se quoi that makes dreams come true, in this satirical short film shot on 16mm.

Kiss of the Rabbit God
Supernatural Thriller, 14:39
Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang
A Chinese-American restaurant worker exhausted by his job finds himself intrigued by a customer who seems to visit him in dreams.

Good Harvest
Drama, 14:55
Directed by Meyli Mars
A peek into the busy daily lives of an older Asian couple living in the suburbs of Cleveland..

Super Sonic
Romantic Drama, 15:20
Directed by Saleem Gondal
Worried that his hearing aids will fail him, Wahid must find a new language to keep his budding romance with Samar alive.

Know Before You Go:

You should come before 8:45 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!  

For everyone's safety, we are asking all participants to observe the following guidelines:  

  • Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated, or if it makes you feel more comfortable  
  • All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status  
  • Please wear a mask if social distancing cannot be maintained  
  • Wash your hands before attending a program  
  • Stay home if you are sick  

Contact (212) 360-1430 or for more information regarding accessibility. 


Lawn adjacent to Park Avenue and N. Elliot Place in Commodore Barry Park
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Location Details:
in front of the performance area



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NYC Parks, TIDE Film Festival,

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(646) 740-3439

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