Floyd Bennett Airfield, Brooklyn

Floyd Bennett Airfield, Brooklyn
Total Runtime: 02:52

Hidden in Floyd Bennett Airfield, New York City’s first municipal airport, lies Hangar B. Here, a handful of men, many retired veterans, restore aircraft from eras long gone. This short observe documentary looks at a space lost in time and forgotten, and the devoted men who are lose themselves in it.

Published by ava

Director Ava Lowrey is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts. Since 2005, Ava has been using multimedia to connect with a larger audience and as a means of social activism. As creator of PeaceTakesCourage, millions have viewed Ava’s work and she has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, Mother Jones Magazine, and more. As a director Ava has completed multiple short documentaries and screened at festivals across the country. A native of Alexander City, Alabama, Ava’s films often focus on her southern roots, sharing untold stories centered in the American south.