When a Latino fisherman gets too close to a local fisherman on a Long Island beach, things are bound to happen. This is the story of men in their primal quest for fish and a tale of two cultures colliding on a blazing hot summer's day.
Writer, director Thomas Barnes' short narrative films have screened internationally at dozens of film festivals worldwide. His film Pork Chop has just been selected for the "Best of the Best" 10 year anniversary of the 2016 NY Food Film Fest. His latest short is Porgies & Bass, which debuted in July 2016 at the 25th Woods Hole Film Festival. Early on in his career at MTV Asia, he produced artist specials with bands like Radiohead and Public Enemy. Since then, he has directed many Asian and international music videos (Faye Wong, Keke Palmer, Rod Stewart, Andy Lau) and TV commercials.
Now based in NYC, Barnes teaches directing craft at the New York Film Academy. Thomas is originally from Hong Kong, of mixed Anglo-Chinese heritage.
Cast/Featuring: Johnny Sanchez, Jeffrey J Scott, Aidan Governale
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