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La ciudad [videorecording] = The city / Independent Television Service ; Echo Lake Productions ; North Star Films ; a film by David Riker ; produced by David Riker and Paul S. Mezey ; written, directed and edited by David Riker
Alternate Title City
Letterboxed [ed.]
New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Video, [c2005]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .C58 2005    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Latin Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama
Physical Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, letterboxed
Language In Spanish and English with optional Spanish or English subtitles
Cast Anthony Rivera, Joe Rigano, Miguel Maldonado, Cipriano Garcia, Leticia Herrera, Jose Rabelo, Stephanie Viruet, Silvia Goiz, Antonio Peralta
Credits Director of photography, Harlan Bosmajian ; music, Tony Adzi Nikolov
Note Videodisc release of the 1999 motion picture
Special features: theatrical trailer; scene selections; featurette: The making of a community film
Filmed in New York City between 1992 and 1997
Summary Tells four stories about recent immigrants to New York City: a group of day-laborers scavenging for bricks; two teenagers from the same hometown who meet and fall in love; a homeless father who tries to enroll his daughter in school; and a garment worker who seeks justice in the sweatshops
Awards Selected at Sundance Film Festival, American Spectrum ; South by Southwest Film Festival, Best narrative feature ; Official selection Toronto Film Festival Contemporary World Cinema ; Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, Nestor Almendros Prize ; Open Palm Award Independent Feature Project Gotham Awards ; International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, Best Film by a non-Latin American Director
Alternate Author Riker, David, 1963-
Mezey, Paul
Rivera, Anthony
Rigano, Joseph, 1933-
Maldonado, Miguel
Independent Television Service
Echo Lake Productions
North Star Films
New Yorker Video (Firm)

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