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MR. GOLD - still #1


NY Premiere

Director: Brian Carlson

United States, 2014, 4 min

Festival Year:2015

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producers: Brian Carlson - Screenwriters: Brian Carlson - Editor: Brian Carlson Camera: Matt Hutchens & Stephen Allen - Score: Kyle Cox - Motion Graphics: Christopher Towle


Mr. Gold is the redemptive story of Jose Melendez, a 21-time felon who spent 11 years incarcerated and appeared on the Maury show twice for paternity tests. A street corner promotions man for a jewelry store, he uses his job to bring joy to those passing by while also yearning to help people like him.


About the director

Brian Carlson is an Orlando based advertising and editorial filmmaker and photographer who travels the world capturing stories of people who often go unnoticed. His work has appeared in a number of film festivals, publications, and exhibitions.

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