Between rituals and role-play, these shorts linger in the power dynamics of the lonely-hearted — testimonials, fictions and fantasies that move from sweet to sultry to sinister.
THE LOVE SPELL by Jane Stiles + Meryl Jones Williams. 2021, 19 min.
MIRROR PARTY by Bridey Elliott. 2022, 9 min. *East Coast Premiere
SIDE HUSTLE by Abby Harri. 2023, 15 min. *East Coast Premiere
ALPHA KINGS by Faye Tsakas & Enrique Pedráza-Botero. 2023, 15 min.
STARFUCKERS by Antonio Marziale. 2022, 15 min.
Rockaway Film Festival would like to thank VBX™~Vernam Basin Terminal for generously hosting us at the Arverne Cinema in addition to BBX™~Barbadoes Basin Terminal for contributing to such.
RFF also thanks Rockaway Artists Alliance and the National Park Service for hosting us in Fort Tilden.
RFF is proud to be sponsored by Blundstone®, Istic Illic Pictures, and NYC Ferry. The festival is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by FRANC.