MONTAUK,  winner Best Documentary NYC Downtown Short Film Festival, available for the first time online. View the entire film or check out the one minute trailer below.

Just 100 miles from New York City lies one of America’s most unique small towns; it is a fishing village, a mecca for east coast surfers, and of late one of the hottest destinations for New York's chic crowd. The film reveals Montauk’s past and present through the touching and often hilarious stories told by twenty of its most fascinating and sometimes, eccentric inhabitants. Their vivid impressions are accompanied by stunning imagery, artfully capturing the beauty of Montauk and the challenges it faces with its increasing popularity.

Written, directed, and filmed by John Madere

Edited by Aaron Wolfe

Runtime: 14 minutes