SalvatorePetrosinoSVA-CrossroadsCrossroads Cultural Center, in collaboration with the School of Visual Arts in New York, screened the finalists of their Seventh Annual International Short Film Festival this evening at SVA.

Salvatore Petrosino, Director of Film, Video & Animation Dept., SVA, (photo) commented on the films for those in attendance.

Four of the five Festival films that we saw dealt with mental health issues—perhaps the single biggest problem in America today, especially among her elites, for whom truth is not an option.

“I couldn’t be more optimistic about the future of this country.” Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Virginia), June 11, 2014

Photograph: Stephen Wise