The Ghost of New York is living proof that creativity will thrive even in the hardest of times and the spirit of this great city will never die. Shot on 16mm black and white reversal film stock over one night in May of 2020 with a skeleton crew of 2 POC, this film is intended as a poem to the indomitable spirit of New York City. The film stars Ghost a pioneer of ” Bruk Up” dancing and founder of the Bed Stuy Veterans.
The Ghost Of New York
With Times Square storefronts shuttered and stages gone dark, a New York City dancer uses neon soaked streets as his canvas and transforms a year of pain into a symphony of beauty
Director: Dominic Lahiff
(USA, 2021) 2:13 min