Short Film Captain Sensitivity Shot In Astoria And LIC.

Poster for John Solo’s Captain Sensitivity, now on Amazon Prime. Poster for John Solo’s Captain Sensitivity, now on Amazon Prime. Actor John Solo’s short independent film, Captain Sensitivity, shot in Astoria and LIC has now been picked up by Amazon. In the film, “Johnny expresses his vulnerabilities, insecurities and sensitivities after a bad break up. He questions and attempts to attain his ‘manhood’ after meeting a strong, dynamic woman.” Solo directed and stars. Petros Georgiadis wrote the script based on Solo’s one-man show of the same name. The film also stars Lydia Darly and Daniella Mastropietro. Amazon Prime members can see it free! For those who are not Prime members, it is only .99 cents to view. To see it, visit Solo/dp/B07LC2KDPC

Johnny Solo has acted in several festival films, including the indie hit, Newlyweds and Fitzgerald Family Christmas. Both of these films were directed by actor-director Edward Burns. Newlyweds premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and Fitzgerald Family Christmas premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.

Actor-director John Solo Actor-director John Solo Solo also starred in the award-winning independent film Bardo, which stars Lelia Goldoni and has had massive success since its release in the summer of 2016 at the Dolby theater in Manhattan. Director-producer partners Dennis Latos and Scott Aharoni received a grand reception for their first film. Petros Georgiadis wrote the screenplay for this film, as well as Captain Sensitivity. Bardo was selected for at least 12 international film festivals, winning the Independent Spirit award from the Sedona International Film Festival. Goldoni is a two-time BAFTA nominated actress who is well known for her performance in Shadows, which was written and directed by John Cassavetes.

John Solo regularly uploads short videos he has shot, and you can catch them on Facebook or Instagram, just enter “Captain Sensitivity.” Also on Facebook and Instagram you can look up JOHNSOLONYC for films starring Astoria local Anthoula Katsimatidis. Some of the videos have gotten up to 500,000 views.

—Annette Hanze Alberts

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