NYWIFT Member Screening: Fresh Kills

Join us for a special NYWIFT Member Screening of the narrative feature Fresh Kills, followed by a Q&A with director and writer Jennifer Esposito!

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Time: 7 PM
Location: Village East by Angelika -181-189 2nd Ave, NY, NY 10003

Free to attend. RSVP required. 


About the Film

Director and Writer: Jennifer Esposito
Producers: Jennifer Esposito, Leslie Ann Owen, Christine Crokos, Samantha Sprecher
Executive Producers: Jason Weinberg, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos
Starring: Jennifer Esposito, Emily Bader, Odessa A’zion, Domenick Lombardozzi,  Annabella Sciorra, Nicholas  Cirillo, David Iacono

2022, Drama, 120 min.

In Fresh Kills, the daughters of the Larusso mafia family struggle to break the unspoken code of women behind the men in 1990s Staten Island. Fear, violence, rage dictate who they are and who they become. A quest for freedom in a world they may never leave.


NYWIFT Member Jennifer Esposito is a Screen Actors Guild, Critics Choice and Hollywood Foreign Press award recipient with a career that spans over 25 years. She’s had notable roles in Crash by Paul Haggis, Summer of Sam by Spike Lee, Welcome to Collinwood by The Russo Brothers, Spin City, Samantha Who, Blue Bloods, The Affair, The Boys, Nora from Queens, among others. Jennifer is also the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Jennifer’s Way. Now she takes on a new career as a filmmaker with the debut of Fresh Kills which she directed, wrote, produced and co-stars in.

Kim Jackson (Moderator) is recognized for producing dozens of notable independent films. Her early creative expression began with dance and choreography, and that has remained the spark that ignites her creative passions. Majoring in environmental science, she has a natural curiosity for how things work. “Producers begin food chains which feed all life.”  Technology is of special of interest to Kim, as it relates to serving and advancing humanity. She’s the co-founder of the creative studio Evotion, and is active on several boards, including New York Women in Film & Television, ACE Programs for the Homeless and The Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities at Simmons University. Kim is a member of the p.g.a. and Producers Union.

May 21 @ 7:00pm
7:00 pm — 9:30 pm (2h 30′)

Village East by Angelika
181-189 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003



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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.