JR’s film ELLIS starring Robert De Niro

ELLIS: The short film stars Academy Award Winner Robert De Niro, was written by Academy Award winner Eric Roth and is directed by the artist JR whose Unframed art installations in the abandoned Ellis Island hospital complex serves as the set for this powerful and timely film.

To watch the trailer click here: ELLISlarge_Unframed2

FORGOTTEN ELLIS ISLAND, the film and book that I wrote, was the first to be published about the immigrant hospital which saved tens of thousands of lives and, in an era before antibiotics, kept the nation safe from epidemics. Watch the trailer here: