She Rides the Ghostbike
Friday, December 4, 2015, 6:15PM-8:25PM
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Director: Daniel James Huppert
Category: Narrative Short
Runtime: 15 minutes
Place of Origin: Lodi, NJ
Shooting Locations: Manhattan, NY. Avon-By-The-Sea, NJ. Lodi, NJ. Elmwood Park, NJ.

Synopsis: (Drama) She Rides The Ghostbike is an intimate tale of one man's grieving process. Through loss, one must find new purpose. But for some, when love is gone, the mind follows. As a widower soon learns, shutting out a city of over 8 million people isn't easy. But ignoring his lost love proves harder. She Rides The Ghostbike explores a life not seen listed in the cold statistics of the injured or killed in one of the most modern cities in the world, but is none the less a victim.

Cast: Kenneth Robert Marlo, Tamara Windt, Christopher Lee Mannix

Crew: Writers: Daniel James Huppert; Producers: Daniel James Huppert; Christopher Krupey (composer)

Production Background & Fun Facts: The opening sequence of She Rides The Ghostbike, which includes a series of phone calls for exposition, was conducted via a social experiment. The director shared his personal phone number on various social media sites, along with a request for 'messages of concern & condolance' for the film's fictional characters. Hundreds of calls from across the globe resulted, and the most fitting were used in the final cut of the film as well as listed in the closing credits.

Festivals & Accolades: Official Selections (2015): Hoboken International Film Festival, Chain Film Festival, Yofi Fest, Big Apple Film Festival, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival

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