Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom Film

Rock BottomĀ 
Released: 2007
Length: 61 minutes
Producer/Director/Camera: Jay Corcoran
Producer: Colin Weil
Editor: Kenny Wachtal
Original Music: Scott Killian
Executive Producer: Joe Lovett

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Rock Bottom follows the journeys of seven gay men struggling with meth addiction and recovery against a backdrop of an emerging second wave of HIV infection. From grappling with the drug’s effects on their physical and mental health to wrestling with their darkest sexual desires, Rock Bottom delivers a chilling portrait of a community in crisis. With an unflinching eye the film captures their stories over a two-year period, from sex clubs to hospitals to family gatherings. It takes enormous courage to face these demons, and even more to allow the world to watch. Continue reading “Rock Bottom”

New York Diary: A Local Resident’s View On 9/11 and Its Aftermath

New York Diary presents one New Yorker’s personal take on September 11 and its aftermath. How was the immediate, unintelligible horror of the attacks digested and domesticated in the days and weeks that followed?

Harrowing images from the first thirty-six hours give way to the rituals of missing posters, makeshift memorials, to posing for pictures with policemen and buying t-shirts and other 9/11 memorabilia. The film asks disturbing questions about how the global electronic village assimilates and banalizes terror and mass murder.

New York Diary was broadcast on Thirteen/WNET.

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Harrowing images from the first thirty-six hours give way to the rituals of missing posters, makeshift memorials and patriotic displays.

The unimaginable devastation of Ground Zero and the twenty-four hour a day removal of debris by truck and barge are juxtaposed with the get a snapshot, and take home a souvenir.

The film asks disturbing questions about how the global electronic village assimilates and banalizes terror and mass murder.

To view New Diary Part 1 click here.