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2013 Rooftop Film Filmmaker Profile: Shaka King (Writer/Director – ‘Newlyweeds’)

2013 Rooftop Film Filmmaker Profile: Shaka King (Writer/Director – ‘Newlyweeds’)

Winner of the Rooftop Films and Edgeworx Studios Post-Production Grant, Shaka King’s feature film debut, ‘NEWLYWEEDS‘ is an insightful dark comedy about love and marijuana. Lyle works as a repo man, delivering some of the funniest and most serious scenes in the film. Nina is a free spirit and an occasional baker who decides to

Interview: Kelly Anderson (Director) & Allison Lirish Dean (Producer) – ‘My Brooklyn’

‘My Brooklyn‘ is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson’s personal journey, as a Brooklyn “gentrifier,” to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The story begins when Anderson moves to Brooklyn in 1988, lured by cheap rents and bohemian culture. By Michael Bloomberg’s election as mayor in 2001, a massive