Second Story Man

"Second Story Man," which is slang for burglar, is based on the astonishing events that triggered a successful youth employment/public art program in South Minneapolis called “The Green Chair Project.”  Tracking how an upstairs neigbor unwittingly stole the original chair, the film juxtaposes dramatic narrativeto recreate events with documentary interviews of the actual participants to critique how the news media framed the story. I produced the interviews and was a production assisant on set. Second Story Man was screened at local theaters and on Minnesota Public Television.

2 Minute Clip from Second Story Man: 16mm mixed genre short film  (1996)