This screening is part of the Newark Black Film Festival.

  • Story Ave, directed by Aristotle Torres, with Asante Blackk, Luis Guzman. (94 minutes). Not Rated.The film follows a teenage graffiti artist who ran away from home and holds up an unwary MTA worker in a robbery gone right that would change their lives forever.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Aristotle Torres and others.

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium


Meet the Filmmaker

Aristotle Torres

Director, 'Story Ave'

Aristotle is a writer/director out of NYC who developed his debut feature film STORY AVE first as a short film, and then through the prestigious Sundance Labs. An accomplished music video director in the past, Aristotle has worked with artists such as J Cole, Nas, 2Chainz, and Ludacris. He has directed commercials and campaigns for brands such as Pepsi, Red Bull, Under Armour, and Starbucks. He also has written and directed short films that have played at various festivals across the world.