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ME AND THE MOILSIES

ME AND THE MOILSIES

NY Premiere

Director: Justin Schwarz

United States, 2000, 20 min

Shooting Format:35mm

Festival Year:2001

Category:Narrative Short

Crew:producers: Nicola Allais, Carolina Frietas da Cunha, Laura Kleger

Sales:Justin Schwarz: T (212) 463 0062 - F (212) 691 7861

Email:justin AT zetzfilms.com

Synopsis

Set in 1969, Me and the Moilsies charts a Hasidic boy's journey into manhood and fall from innocence. Following his sister on an illicit trip to the beach, Sheldon discovers greasers, lovers, and a gang of Hasidic misfits. Torn between his desire to belong to the gang and his allegiance to a mysterious girl, Sheldon learns that either choice will destroy a part of himself.

About the director

Writer/director Justin Schwarz attends Columbia University's Film MFA program. During his tenure at Columbia, Schwarz has been named a Milos Forman Fund recipient and has twice been granted a School of the Arts Merit Fellowship. He currently resides in New York City where he is working on a feature screenplay and developing another short project.

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