The story of Keifer Sykes, a basketball player who began his career at Marshall High School on Chicago’s West Side and who, after graduating from college, hopes to play in the NBA. A long journey, sometimes inebriating but studded with injuries, personal bereavement, and tragic violence. And while the dreams of his friends go up in smoke, Keifer keeps his eye on his goal.
Elena, Georgia, Jessica, Lorena: four women, of different ages, in different places, are involved in activities which at first seem absurd. But instead, by listening to their stories and understanding their daily lives, we discover logical trains of thought and gestures which are extraordinary in their simplicity and able to deal with an epochal phenomenon like migration.
Roberto Rossellini shot Psychodrame in 1956 for the Centre d'études de radiotélévision. The mise-en-scène of three “psychodramas” - organized by Professor Jacob Moreno with Anne Ancelin Schützenberger – gave Rossellini the opportunity to reflect on a potential acting technique which he particularly liked, and in general on the potential of didactic television. The director of photography was a very young Claude Lelouche.
New York. Davide Sorrenti looks into the camera defiantly. Usually, he’s the one behind the camera. At eighteen years of age, he had already been published in the major fashion magazines, and when he died, two years later, he had already made his mark on the world of fashion photography. The portrait of an artist of the 1990s, and the portrait of an era: heroin chic.