Katie Murphy Amphitheatre (FIT) – 3:15pm
Friday, October 16th
Short Film Corner 2
11 min | Drama | United States | 2015
By Alec Tibaldi and Magaayiah Silberfeld
What do you do when your friends don’t think you have what it takes to ride with them?
Magaajyiah Silberfeld is a French-Nigerian actor and filmmaker.
At the age of 19 she directed her first short film in collaboration with Alec Tibaldi.
After her training at the Conservatoire Municipal de Paris, Magaajyiah attended the Playhourse West Repertory Theater School and made her acting debut in Jin’naariya. Upcoming projects include her feature film debut Zin’naariya! directed by Rahmatou Keita, which is now in post-production.
Alec Tibaldi was born in Australia and has lived in Rome, New York and Los Angeles.
He fell in love with the movies at the age of eight and started acting with small parts in the films “Somebody is waiting” and “Claudine’s Return”.
He began performing onstage at LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts in New York and has studied at Stella Adler Studios and The Lee Strasberg Institute.
Alec had a lead role in the film Pro-Trusion, selected at the prestigious Rotterdam International Film Festival. This is Alec’s first as a Director.