"Straight Outta Tompkins", a Film About How Drugs Deals and Crime Affect a Neglected Lower East Side Teenager

Straight Outta Tomkins is a full length feature film written, produced, directed by and starring filmmaker Zephyr Benson. The film is set and filmed in the once drug-filled Tomkins Square Park, throughout Alphabet City and the Lower East Side.

A forlorn, gifted teenager abandoned by his family in New York City mistakenly substitutes the attention of a Lower East Side drug dealer for the love of his absentee father.

Straight Outta Tomkins premiers in Los Angeles and New York City on March 6th, 2015

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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