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The Sewing Lesson

Originally published in The Matador Review, Fall 2017

Things, you know, just things, from arguments to pots of noodles sometimes come to a rolling boil among my Manhattan neighbors in my own almost century-old apartment building sitting solidly north of the George Washington Bridge and just before the hills of Riverdale in the Bronx, with its mixture of random and eccentric folks living next door, above and below, and across from one another. We're a resilient collection of. . .click here to read more.


On Some Strange Mornings: world premiere at the Big Apple Film Festival, Thursday, Nov. 2

On Some Strange Mornings, my short film about a man living with Alzheimer's who cares for his mother with dementia, makes its world premiere at the Big Apple Film Festival on Thursday, November 2nd at 9 pm.

The film tells the story of Leo Pieter, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic who struggles to preserves his words through writing poetry and prose. Born in the Dominican Republic, he lives in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan and attends Riverstone Senior Life Services' Memory Center in Washington Heights.
Produced and Directed by Arlene Schulman Post Production Sound Mixing by Oscar Winner Tom Fleischman featuring a haunting score by Javier Mendez
Please visit the Big Apple Film website for more information about tickets and other stories told on film. 
And visit One Some Strange Mornings on Facebook for news and updates.
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