It Was a Tuesday Wins Best Documentary at the Brownfish Short Film Festival


November 13, 2011 – Filmmaker Jennifer Casriel was awarded Best Documentary for her film It Was a Tuesday this evening at the SoHo Gallery for Digital Art, host of the awards ceremony for the inaugural Brownfish Short Film Festival in New York City.

Congratulations to all of the people who made this film possible, including:

Jennifer Casriel, Producer/Director
Erik Scheitenger & Kurt Enger, Associate Producers
James Codoyannis, Editor
Brandon Roots, Visual Effects Editor
Arjun Sheth, Sound Designer
The  Claremont Prep (Leman Manhattan) Class of 2013
Meritas Family of Schools

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  • About Me

    Teacher and first time filmmaker, Jennifer Casriel, uses her relationship with her high school students to help capture their memories of 9/11. The 10th graders interviewed for the film were six years old and entering 1st grade in 2001. In working on the film, it became apparent that this story is about more than the students' memories. It is about resilience, optimism and how life goes on. It is also about families and how they handled communicating the events and meaning of this tragic day. Some students interviewed their parents, who reflected upon their memories and their concerns for their children and what they did to protect their child's innocence. 'It Was a Tuesday' provides a unique, delicate, perspective to an event that affected all of us.
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