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I Don't Blame the Beautiful Game



narrative short

written, produced, directed, shot and edited by Christopher Arcella

voiceover: Simon Sun

location: NYC

resolution: HD


Declan Hill, author of The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime: "A chilling and eerie portrait of the effects of match-fixing. Done superbly on a budget of pennies. One wonders and waits for Christopher's next work!"


Indie Lisboa Onda Curta Award
Wholphin DVD issue #12
Canal plus


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produced, directed, shot, animated and edited by Christopher Arcella

music: FLAUNT featuring Justin Jennings

cast: Lance Thomas, Chelsea Yarbrough, Tyler Case

location: Arizona

resolution: HD


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experimental short

directed, shot and edited by Christopher Arcella

location: Greenpoint Brooklyn NYC

resolution: SD


Jim Jarmusch: "With CRIME SCENE GREENPOINT, Christopher Arcella has crafted a mysteriously dramatic visual poem just from looking out his window (and down from his rooftop). Many have done less with much more!"


Scanners Video Festival by the Film Society of Lincoln Center


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