USA – 2007 – 78 MIN – BLACK & WHITE - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY AARON KATZ
Jamie is lost. She’s come to New York to visit her friend Sa-mantha, but Samantha is nowhere to be found, and now Jamie is alone in the city.
Charlie just quit his job, and isn’t sure where he’s going next. Their paths cross late at night on an empty subway platform, and from this chance encounter an unlikely connection is formed. Together they share twenty-four hours drifting from late night diners, to city parks, to abandoned apartments, to a party and art gallery deep in the heart of industrial Brooklyn.
Aaron Katz was born in rainy Portland, OR. In high school he became interested in film and acting. When he realized that he wasn't a very good actor he decided to go to film school at North Carolina School of the Arts. Immediately after graduation he and two of his college roommates drove a 1963 Chevy Nova from North Carolina to Portland, OR in order to make DANCE PARTY, USA, his first feature. QUIET CITY, his second feature, premiered at SXSW 2007.
Subsequently, QUIET CITY has had critically praised theatrical runs in several cites, was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at Film Independent's Spirit Awards, and was featured on several year end top ten lists. Currently Aaron lives in Brooklyn, NY where he is working on a new feature.