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Project of the Day: ‘Desire in New York’

Project of the Day: 'Desire in New York'

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Desire In New York 

Tweetable Logline: When Karen’s strong personality collides with her sexual addiction, she
has to take a closer look at her relationship with her estranged son.

Elevator Pitch: The film is a dark tale about a single woman leading a double life in
New York City. It is an exploration of her relationship with her son,
with the city and with herself. 

Production Team:

Writer/ Director/ Producer: Ahmed Ziari

The Cast:
Jennifer Gegan as Karen
Kalon Jackson as Ray
Martin Cohn as Adam
Amanda Greer as Jessica

Director of Photography: Robert Christman
Associate Producer: Luke Carron
Editor: Nicolas Sicurella
Music Composer: Nate Festinger
Art Director: Sam Souccar
Sound Mixers: Tristan Allman & Thomas Zaccheo 

About the Production: When writer/director Ahmed Ziari started working on the script, he
realized it had been always his wish to make a film about a single woman
in NYC suffering from loneliness, as he believes it’s hard to date or
maintain strong relationships in this city. The thought that some New
Yorkers -who don’t make an effort to socialize and be out there- can
easily dive into the crowd and suddenly be invisible in this busy city,
combined with the desire to make a film that showcases New York as he
sees it, helped in shaping the idea for this project.

Current Status: The film is now in post-production.

For more information and to support this project: Indiegogo Page 

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