Sunnyside Outdoor Movies!
Enjoy an entire season of outdoor films
at Lou Lodati Playground or Noonan Playground
KICK OFF THE SEASON
Celebrating Queens Filmmakers
Friday, June 7 @ 7 PM
Pre-screening activities start at 7pm
Screening at Sundown
Lou Lodati Playground
|BEST WISHES |
Dir: Kevin Etherson, United States, 5 min, 2018, Short Narrative
While on their annual fishing trip, a son asks for his father's advice on marriage. The guidance he receives from his dad destroys everything he kne... more »
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Dir: Scott Farrell, United States, 4 min, 2018, Animation
After countless blind dates that have gone poorly, Bernard swears that his next date will be "the one." But could her flaw be too much for him to ov... more »
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|7 DAY GIG|
Dir: Kate Marks, United States, 10 min, 2013, Short Narrative
Last week, Jay's dad passed away. At a loss about the loss, Jay, a Guamanian-Romanian-Catholic-Jew, decides to honor his dad's life by sitting shiv... more »
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Dir: Serife Potuk, United States, 15 min, 2016, Short Narrative
The story is about an artist who befriends a down-on-his-luck man in the park. It has echoes of both scriptures and fairy/folk tales. But the main m... more »
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|THE ROOT OF HAPPINESS|
Dir: Andy Truschinski, United States, 30 min, Short Narrative
Two strangers escape their family dilemmas for a night of discovery and jazz. Filmed in Astoria and Sunnyside.
|THE GOOD LIFE|
Dir: Bryan Brinkman, United States, 4 min, Amination
A unique animated film set to jazz.
|PEARL WAS HERE|
Dir: Kate Marks, United States, 9 min - (Audience Favorite in 2016 SSFF)
Answering the call of plush animals and seeing an opportunity to escape a troubled family, scraggly Pearl slips away from her mother and climbs into the safe and sealed environment of the claw booth. Mommy doesn’t take this too well.
This program is made possible by funding through Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and the Department of Youth and Community Development.