Ricky D’Ambrose

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Watch: Ricky D’Ambrose’s NYFF Short, The Sky is Clear and Blue Today

To mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11, a German-American filmmaker is commissioned by German TV to make an experimental short film based on his uncle’s famous photograph of young Brooklynites lounging riverside as the Twin Towers burn. With wit and formal precision, filmmaker Ricky D’Ambrose (Notes from an Appearance) methodically works through the historical and political implications of this scenario in a work that mixes film-set comedy with commentary on the slippery ways in which differing types of media tell and retell scenarios of historical trauma. The film screened last Fall at the New York Film Festival and is appearing […]

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