“Shadows in the box” is a journey into the aesthetic, and the exploration of the life and times of Queens born and bread, African-American street photographer, Thomas Clark.
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Vaintino is a Paris born New Yorker who lives in Brooklyn since 1995. Along the years, Vaintino wrote plays, short plays, series, screenplays and directed feature documentaries, feature films, videos, and developed his own personal aesthetic revolving around installations, events, and curated screenings as well as art projects. Lately, he co created The Bed Stuy Theatre group with brother and friend, Kevin Leonard and produced, cast and directed August wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” in the “August in August” summer series in Fulton park and James Baldwin’s “Blues for mister Charlie” at the Black caucus in Albany, both events historical premieres co promoted by Restoration and the counsel for the arts. Vaintino also completed a feature film titled “An Afternoon In Monte Carlo” and a feature documentary titled “Shadows In The Box” for his production company www.thegroupnyc.com, teaming up with long time brother and friend and prominent underground music producer E.Blaze, under the patronage of brother and friend Rachid Rouabah.