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Knights in Newark



Alfred P. Sloan Grant
Knights in Newark was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant in 2017, and premiered online at Sloan Science & Film by the Museum of the Moving Image on August 2018.
Sloan Film Summit
The film was featured at the Sloan Film Summit, which is held every three years, and showcases new work from screenwriters and filmmakers funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Columbia University MFA Film Festival
The cast and crew reunited for the premiere of Knights in Newark at the 2018 Columbia University Film Festival at Lincoln Center.
Project Details

Title: Knights in Newark

Date: May 2018

Links: Facebook

Armed with her vivid imagination, a young girl completes a secret project on the roof of her apartment building to protect her family from a dreaded curse brought upon by the Knights in Newark. A short film about families caught in the U.S. deportation crisis.
Directed by Nic Yulo
Written by Christopher Abeel
Cinematography by Jorge Arzac
Starring Lily Resto, Martin Sola,
Barbara Jimenez, and LaChanze


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