Stand Clear of the Closing Doors
Rockaway Beach, between Beach 94th St. and Beach 95th St. at Shore Front Parkway, Queens
7pm doors, 8pm start
When autistic teen Ricky is scolded for skipping class, he escapes into the subway for a days-long odyssey among the subway’s disparate denizens. Meanwhile, his mother wages an escalating search effort above ground. Based on a true story and set in Far Rockaway, Queens, in the days leading up to Hurricane Sandy, these parallel stories of mother and son take the viewer on a touching journey of community and connection in and below New York City.