JUNE 23, 2015. 4:30 PM.
Aaron Davis Hall
The City College of New York,
160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031
Btwn. West 133rd & 135th Streets on Convent Avenue.
ORIGINAL TITLE: SENSAI REDENSHON
DIRECTOR: German Gruber Jr.
PRODUCERS: Ewoud Bon, German Gruber Jr., and Alejandra Sanchez Gruber.
CAST: Amos Balentin, Miluskha Birge, adn Benazir Charles.
Date completed: 2013
Country: Netherlands, Antilles
Film Category: Fiction
Length of Film: 110 min
After an accident in the world of illegal street fighting and gambling, Sandro is sentenced for 10 years in prison. He has to leave his one and only son Shendel behind. When Sandro is a free man again, all he wants is to recover the relationship with his son who is about to turn 20. What Sandro doesn’t know is that Shendel’s obsession with easy money has led him to follow his fathers footsteps into the world of underground fights, and that he doesn’t want anything to do with his father. In order to protect his son and win back his trust, Sandro will have to confront his toughest test yet.
Gruber Jr. grew up on the island of Bonaire, part of the Dutch Antilles. He moved to The Netherlands to get degree in film making. His graduation short film “The Legend of Buchi Fil” (2008), a period piece about the slave trade, was filmed on Curacao. After film school, he returned to the Dutch Antilles, hoping to find more opportunities in film making on the biggest island of the Antilles, Curacao.