James Arrabito, 2013, 77 min
Opening Night Program starts: 7:30pm
*Winner: Best Narrative Feature
Brooklyn Unemployed is a feature film about a down on his luck comic writer trying to get his work published and keep his relationship afloat. One bad decision after the next causes this middle aged man-child to reassess his life and build the courage to move forward after losing everything. The filmmakers and producers describe themselves as “a bunch of unemployed/underemployed filmmakers having a blast working together”. We are reminded of the large numbers of creative talent that have moved to Brooklyn over the last decades from other parts of the country. Brooklyn Unemployed captures some of the depressive feelings that come along the way.