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"Rest in Power" | Moment Invitational Submission | by Silvina Sterin Pensel

After the killing of George Floyd, New Yorkers took to the streets claiming for justice. The massive demonstrations happened in the middle of the pandemic. My film is a window to the exchanges and interactions that occurred during those protests.

  • Silvina Sterin Pensel
  • Silvina Sterin Pensel
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Short, Television, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 29, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Shooting Format:
    iPhone 11
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  • Student Project:
  • Moment Invitational Film Festival
Director Biography - Silvina Sterin Pensel

Multiplatform journalist and producer, Silvina Sterin Pensel, carries her mobile office in her fanny pack; including her iPhone, her selfie stick & multiple chargers. A reporter and a true New Yorker, Ms. Sterin Pensel arrived in NYC two weeks prior 9/11 to complete a Masters in Journalism at NYU; which she got in 2003. She has been working non-stop ever since trying to make a difference with her videos.

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Director Statement

Black Lives Matter is not a slogan, it's a movement comprised of thousands of people -African American and many, many whites as well- who are tired of having to add name after name to the list of black people killed in the USA by Police Brutality and excessive use of force.