Grounded Cold in Union Square

February 23, 2008

Homeless people in New York’s Union Square talks about their lives, struggles, hopes and dreams in this award-winning documentary titled Cold Ground.

Shot in the winter of 2001 by Carlington Silburn,
Cold Ground won in the category of best documentary short at the 2003 Jamerican Film and Music Festival. Silburn was then a 24-year-old film student at The New York Film Academy.

The four-day Jamerican Film and Music festival, held annually in Jamaica, was once rated by E! Entertainment TV as one of the top ten film festivals in the world.

Type in Cold Ground (Life on the Street) on Youtube to watch Part 2 and 3 of this documentary.