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Drama, Short Films, 16-Feb-2021
A lonely bookseller in Brooklyn navigates the world as best as he can post pandemic. His store is closed, but he still goes in once a week to mail out online orders and compose personal letters to his customers. Before the shut down, he met a young woman in his store that he felt a strong connection to. Shortly thereafter, she unsubscribed from the shop’s mailing list and Instagram account. Erik is upset and confused by her actions and considers whether to reach out to her personally. The film by Naz Riahi wonderfully captures a longing for intimacy, and the vulnerability of being alone. -KA. Writer, Director: Naz Riahi. DP: Alec Cohen. Editor: Kelly Lyon. Cast, Erik DuRon and Erika Simonian.