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Moving in 2008 — Film Screening at the Brooklyn Film Festival

June 13, 2021, 9 pm10:30 pm.


MOVING IN 2008 is the debut feature film by local Brooklyn-based filmmaker, Calogero Carucci. The film will have its New York premiere at the 24th annual Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) in person on Sunday, June 13th at 9PM EST as the closing film of the festival, and will continue its run virtually. Tickets for the in-person event will be $15. The film has already played at the Cinequest Film Festival, and will continue to play at BFF and also the deadCenter Film Festival, among others through the remainder of the year. If you can’t catch the film on June 13th, you can also rent the film online for only $10 for a limited period of time.

Writer/Director Calogero Carucci and the cast will be present at the screening.


It’s 2008, and the US economy is quickly collapsing. The LaManna family has recently moved after a series of constant moving wherever the parents — Anthony and Vanessa — can find work. Anthony and Vanessa have three children: Michael, the responsible older brother; Chase, the coming-of-age middle child; and Sarah, the seven-year-old photographer. Anthony picks up construction work in the city, and Vanessa holds the medical coverage by delivering food to patients in a hospital. As a whole, the family is augmentative and imperfect; however, they each share a similar sense of emotional affection and passion for life. As the nation’s economy starts to crumble, the LaManna’s face a harsh reality when Michael is diagnosed with a fatal illness. The LaManna’s are one family among many Moving in 2008.


Writer/Director: Calogero Carucci

Cast: Luca Lombardi, Chase Carucci, Noah Forrest, Lisa Tirone King, Olivia Skye Wanamaker


Brooklyn, NY United States

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