2013 the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival in partnership with
Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of Brooklyn
short documentaries titled,
T This is first Brooklyn-documentary ever shot on Google Glass which provides an awe-inspiring perspective. Project 2x1 is a short documentary film, exploring the cultures of the Hasidic and West-Indian communities of Crown Heights. The story tests the limits of Google Glass, the world’s newest and most intimate filmmaking device, by developing a truly collaborative narrative told through the eyes of as many community members as possible, capturing each community's rituals and routines, their similarities and unique differences. Project 2 x 1 filmmakers Mendy Seldowitz, Hannah Roodman, Celso White, Ben Millstein, Alexandra Coffey, and Ian Moubayed will be present to discuss their film.
us to 91 year old cobbler Frank Catalfumo still plying his
trade in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. This extraordinary short film
shows us the beauty of a life embodied in the hands and
mind of an old world Brooklyn artisan as he reflects on time
spent in his neighborhood since 1922. Filmmaker Dustin
Cohen will be join us to discuss his film.
became Brooklyn's first reality- television star when the show
he conceived about his life became a national hit. Excerpts
from Frankie's documentary and the television show
“Scrappers” will illuminate the hard scrabble life as Frankie
and his fellow Brooklyn scrap-men cruise the streets of
Brooklyn reflecting on life and scrap metal. Frankie will be
be present to discuss his film, fame and the scrapping life.