2006-04-21 / Community

Robert Sarnoff Seeks Boxing Comments

RobertSarnoff, The Wave's editorial cartoonist and filmmaker, is presentlyfilming aboxing documentary, exploring the immigrant experience. He is interested in talking withanyonewho loves thesport orthinks it should be outlawed, has experience withThe Golden Gloves, oris aboxing historian or collector.

Robert Sarnoff'sshort film, No Rooms Lobby , has been called "a poignant and tender portrait of a modern day Ulysses living on the fringe," and was an Official Selection in the First Annual 2006 Delray Beach Film Festival in March.“It was a real thrill to realize thatmyfilmwas in Del Ray's Regal 18 Cinema. Toenter a realtheatre and see thefilmprojected on the big screenbefore a large audience was a trulymemorable experience," said Sarnoff. No Rooms Lobby received Best Docudrama Award at the 2005 Tulsa Oklahoma International Film Fest, was Nominated Best Documentary 2005 Queens (New York) International Film Festival and was an Official Selection 2005 Nolita (New York) Film Festival.

The National Coalition of the Homeless requested a copy for their archives.The Queens Cinema Collection requested a copy for their library and invitedSarnoffto speak at“Movies That Make A Difference."“Manypeople are one paycheck away.... one hurricane away," said Sarnoff. Those interested in speaking with Sarnoff about boxing should contact him at P.O.Box 940452,Rockaway Beach,NY 11694.


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