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A day in the life of wedding officiant Lennys Negron – New Yorker, business man, loving father and widow – who has dedicated his life to helping couples exchange vows. Till death do them part.

Wedding Officiant

Love is patient. Love is kind. But if you’re in a hurry, call Lennys! He’s been riding the subway for 20 years marrying couples of all creeds and none. A day can include five or more ceremonies, some in superhero costume and some even behind bars. In this feel-good documentary, we explore an unseen side of New York, following Lennys as he travels to and from weddings, serving a diversity of clients and sharing his wit and wisdom.

Directors

Mihkel Oksmann is a documentary film director and producer from Tallinn, Estonia. In 2018 he earned Documentary Master’s (Cum Laude) at Baltic Film and Media School. His thesis film “A Well-Kept Secret” won the Best European Student Film award in Jihlava Int. Documentary Film Festival in Czech Republic. Currently he is based in Brooklyn, New York and works for a documentary film production company Flatbush Pictures.

Hõbe Ilus ​was born in Estonia, 1989. After achieving BA in Literature, she decided to travel and live abroad. This decision guided her to many odd-jobs and cross-cultural experiences. The idea to study documentary was taking shape. She graduated Documentary Master’s in Tallinn at BFM in 2018. Having experienced life from unfamiliar angles, she has learned that she can never escape her roots nor the urge to create. Her interest lies in people. Her film language is poetic, minimalistic yet rich in detail. Currently she is a participant of UnionDocs Collaborative Studio which is a 10 month documentary program for a select group of 12 media artists from the US and abroad.

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