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Native New Yorker in Santa Fe
Met Orchestra Musicians Patricia Zuber, flute and Greg Zuber, principal percussionist perform live-to-picture the award-winning Native New Yorker (Best Documentary Short Tribeca Film Festival) August 19, 2017, San Miguel Chapel, Santa Fe, NM, 4PM

Native New Yorker at Reinhardt University
A screening at The Reinhardt University Contemporary Arts Festival, Falany Hall, April 2, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. including a presentation on film music by composer William Susman

Native New Yorker in Brooklyn
Film scholar Tanya Goldman presents Native New Yorker along with Paul Strand's Native Land (1942) narrated by Paul Robeson at Interference Archive March 10, 2016 at 8 p.m.

NYU Cinema Studies
Jon Gartenberg, film curator and scholar presents Native New Yorker in a special screening: "NY NY: A Century of City Symphony Films", October 28, 2016, 6:15 p.m. at NYU Cinema Studies. NYU Cinema Studies.

National Gallery of Art
Native New Yorker was recently invited to screen as part of a retrospective entitled "AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS IN NARRATIVE: 2000-2015" May 30, 2015 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

8th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival
Native New Yorker screens in a retrospective of US experimental film at the 8th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival November 17, 2014 sponsored by the Greek Film Archive.

FRAMEWORK: The Journal of Cinema and Media
Noted film scholar, curator and archivist, Jon Gartenberg mentions Native New Yorker in his article NY, NY: A Century of City Symphony Films, Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media, Fall 2014.

NATIVE NEW YORKER at 50th Pesaro Film Festival
This year the Pesaro Film Festival (June 23-28, 2014) will feature a retrospective of US independent and experimental films since 2001 in a program entitled Panorama U.S.A. – Il cinema sperimentale-narrativo nel nuovo millennio curated by Jon Gartenberg June 26, 2014 at 9 p.m.

Composer for NATIVE NEW YORKER Releases New Album
Naxos releases OCTET ensemble's album debut "Scatter My Ashes" on Belarca Records June 10 with the music of William Susman and featuring soprano Mellissa Hughes and pianist Elaine Kwon.

NATIVE NEW YORKER live at Anthology Film Archives
As part of the Sound of Silent Film Festival Native New Yorker screens with a live ensemble of winds, piano, percussion and strings on June 7 & 8, 2013 at New York's Anthology Film Archives. The program includes early films by Martin Scorsese, Guy Maddin, Gus Van Sant, and Alexander Payne.

NATIVE NEW YORKER live in NYC
Screening at the Cornelia Street Café on the Serial Underground Concert Series, March 3, 2013 with a live performance of the Native New Yorker film score featuring multi-wind instrumentalist Demetrius Spaneas, pianist William Susman and pre-recorded soundtrack.

Naxos Distributes Film Score
The film score to Native New Yorker which appears on the album "Music For Moving Pictures", is now distributed by Naxos of America, the #1 independent classical music distributor in the U.S. and Canada.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Film Score Blog
Composer William Susman blogs about his experience writing music for Native New Yorker. Start reading how he got involved with this film here.

Moondance Screening at Tribeca Cinemas in NYC
The Moondance Film Festival hosts a reprise screening of their award-winning films at the Tribeca Cinemas Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 7:15pm.

Honored by Tribeca Film Institute
Native New Yorker - WINNER Best Documentary Short 2006 Tribeca Film Festival - was recently chosen for the Tribeca Film Institute Reframe Collection which "shares the best of our visual heritage."

NATIVE NEW YORKER in London
The 4th Native Spirit Festival will screen Native New Yorker at Amnesty Int'l HRAC, London, UK, Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 6:15pm

"In 13 minutes it brilliantly encapsulates aeons." - Malcolm Lewis, The New Internationalist DEC 2010 The New Internationalist DEC 2010

NATIVE NEW YORKER on IndieFlix
"Native New Yorker", WINNER Tribeca Film Festival, launches on IndieFlix.

"The stuff dreams and nightmares are made off" -Marc Savlov, The Austin Chronicle

NATIVE NEW YORKER on CD
The award-winning soundtrack is now available on William Susman's latest album MUSIC FOR MOVING PICTURES.

"A flawless gem... superlative film scores of rare beauty and consummate aesthetic discretion." -Mark S. Tucker, Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange

Read the full review at Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! at the Stone NYC
In a recent screening of Native New Yorker, The Ebony Strings Quartet, Demetrius Spaneas (multi-winds), Jacquelyn Familant (vocals) and, William Susman (percussion) performed live-to-picture. Click here to watch the performance

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! in New York and Boston
A live performance to picture of Native New Yorker will take place at The Stone in NYC on March 17, 2009 featuring multi-wind instrumentalist Demetrius Spaneas and the Ebony Quartet. Mr. Spaneas will reprise his performance at The Lily Pad in Cambradge, MA on April 5, 2009.

NATIVE NEW YORKER in New York
The Rooftop Film Festival will screen Native New Yorker as part of its summer film series on top of the New Design High School at 350 Grand in New York City, September 12, 2008 at 8 p.m.

Steve Bilich's 7th on San Antonio Acting Workshops
Bilich's new series of acting workshops at 700 San Antonio in Austin, Texas, commences mid-August. Read the full story in The Austin Chronicle. Email inquires to Steve Bilich at inneractor@gmail.com

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! in Riga
Reprising his performances throughout Eastern Europe, Multi-Wind Virtuoso Demetrius Spaneas presents another live performance with the film in Riga, Latvia at the Latvian Academy of Music at Stone Hall, June 12, 2008 at 8PM.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! in Greece
Multi-Wind Virtuoso Demetrius Spaneas Performs LIVE with the film at ElectroMediaWorks 08 music festival in Athens , Greece, May 15, 2008 at 8PM.

NATIVE NEW YORKER in Spain
Film Festival Cinestrat has invited Native New Yorker to screen in Finestrat (Alicante), Spain on April 2, 2008.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! in Chicago
ACM - Accessible Contemporary Music Ensemble performs LIVE with the film at the Chopin Theatre in Chicago on March 26, 2008 at 7:30PM. Visit Sound of Silent Film

NATIVE NEW YORKER Live! in Russia
Multi-Wind Virtuoso Demetrius Spaneas Performs LIVE with the film at the DOM Festival of Contemporary Music in Moscow, Russia, Feb. 7, 2008 and the Omnibus Festival of Music & Visual Arts in Tashkent, Uzbekistan Feb. 27, 2008.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Upcoming Canadian Broadcast
The Aboriginal People's Television Network of Canada will broadcast Native New Yorker January 28, 2008 at 11:00 PM EST as part of their lineup of documentaries. Available throughout Canada.

NATIVE NEW YORKER in the Austin Chronicle
Steve Bilich was the cover story in the December 20, 2007 issue of the Austin Chronicle entitled "Two Towers, Six Years, and 16 Millimeters". Read the story here.

NATIVE NEW YORKER in Toronto
WILDSound Film Festival presents Native New Yorker at theNational Film Board Cinema, 150 John Street, (at Richmond St W), Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C3, December 18, 2007 at 7PM. Watch the Audience Discussion.

NATIVE NEW YORKER at VisionMaker
Native New Yorker will screen in Lincoln, Nebraksa Nov. 18 at 1:00PM and Nov. 29 at 9:00PM in the SHORTS PROGRAM as part of Native American Public Television’s VisionMaker Film Festival

NATIVE NEW YORKER at SDFF
In association with UNAFF, Native New Yorker will screen in Sebastopol, CA Nov. 9 at 7:30PM as part of the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

NATIVE NEW YORKER Upcoming Canadian Broadcast
The Aboriginal People's Television Network of Canada will broadcast Native New Yorker January 28, 2008 at 11:00 PM EST as part of their lineup of documentaries. Available throughout Canada.

NATIVE NEW YORKER at NYU
Kaen Fnley, Professor of Art & Public Policy and renown performance artist, invited Director Steve Bilich to screen and lead a discussion of NATIVE NEW YORKER at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU on September 11, 2007.

NATIVE NEW YORKER at Moondance
As part of a best of retrospective, Native New Yorker will screen at the Moondance International Film Festival, Universal Studios City Walk, Theatre IV, Friday, September 7, 2007 at 11:45PM.

NATIVE NEW YORKER at Expresion en Corto
Highlighting their best shorts, the Tribeca Film Festival will present Native New Yorker at Expresion en Corto Film Festival in Guanajuato, México. Native New Yorker screens at the Teatro Principal in Guanajuato on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at 3PM.

NATIVE NEW YORKER Featured on shortfuzed.com™
Celebrating the broadcast of NATIVE NEW YORKER on WNET/PBS Channel Thirteen July 19, 2007 at 10PM, shortfuzed.com™ is blasting the NATIVE NEW YORKER TRAILER on its home page. shortfuzed.com™ showcases the best up and coming filmmakers worldwide!

NATIVE NEW YORKER Special Feature
Filmed in NYC, December 2006, Steve Garfinkel (Manager, Feature Films, Eastman Kodak Company) and Jon Gartenberg (Program Consultant, Tribeca Film Festival) discuss and comment on the historical significance of "Native New Yorker". Special thanks to Doug La Rue at Glaze Studio for editing these interviews. Watch the special feature here.