Over 15 Broadway and Hollywood veterans, many who made history in Greenwich Village, tell of their early memories in the West Village and how it affected their lives and their careers in Rick McKay's brand new, first part of a Greenwich Village short film trilogy - the subsequent installments covering the East Village, Joseph Papp's Public Theatre, Joe Cino's Caffe Cino, the Folk scene, the birth of American Punk, avant garde cinema and much more. McKay, known for "Broadway: The Golden Age Film Trilogy", is a master at commingling long lost archival footage, rare photos and intimate, first person interviews to create a first-person historical perspective of our past. In this first installment of a trilogy, McKay explores the magical city within New York City, Greenwich Village, telling the stories of the creation of ThreePenny Opera with footage of Lotte Lenya, as well as the struggles of young artists living in tiny apartments, waiting tables and starving for their art. There are ...
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Rick McKay's "Greenwich Village: A World Apart" won the first ever Greenwich Village Film Festival on October 28, 2015 for Best of Greenwich Village Portraits. See more