STATEN ISLAND SUMMER Trailer (2015)
The lack of movies featuring Staten Island, the least populous borough of New York City has been a cross born by all former and current residents of New York’s Richmond County. Today, however, Staten Island Summer brought the borough out of the background and gave the region a spotlight. The same spotlight that’s been notoriously missing since the opening scenes of the Godfather.
There’s more to living in Staten Island than the quiet neighborhoods outside of New York City might let on at first glance. Many locals consider the relaxed, recreational vibe something to rally around. The old joke of “Gym-Tan-Laundry” isn’t so much a description of a lifestyle, but more a stereotype that needs to be gently broken.