Shorts Package: “Stay the Course”

Shorts Package: “Stay the Course”

Shorts Package: “Stay the Course“ When: Thursday, May 12th at 4:30pm Where: Sie FilmCenter Is perseverance a universal human experience? In these seven short docs, people maintain their positions, doing things their own way despite confusion, pushback, or negative consequences from those around them. Purchase Tickets Now NYChapters: Bryan “Monkey” Northam Director: Alexander Hankoff Country: USA Run Time: 9 mins Description: A day in the life of Central Park carriage driver Bryan Northam as he ‘hacks’ customers and shares stories from his 34 year long career. Stateless Director: Mike Holland Country: USA Run Time: 15 mins Description: Fleeing the violent Syrian Crisis, refugees resettle in Detroit where they face pushback from the locals of their new community. Mumbai Mornings Director: Veena Rao Country: USA Run Time: 7 mins Description: At 5am everyday, before the crowds, traffic and heat descend on the city, Abbas Sheikh, a top ultramarathon runner, gets up to run along Mumbai‚Äôs picturesque Marine Drive. By 9am, he is at work in a hot, cramped factory where he polishes jewelry for 12 hours a day. Abbas describes these contrasting realities and the world that has opened up to him while running through the vibrant city he calls home. Starring Austin Pendleton Director: Gene Gallerano and David H. Holmes Country: USA Run Time: 19 mins Description: Austin Pendleton is that quintessential character actor you might recognize. We follow Austin as he reflects on his life and craft, while his A-list peers discuss his vast influence and dogged determination, and what it means to be an original in today’s celebrity-obsessed world. Trailer Nocturnes: The Paintings of Eric Merrell Director:...