Also starring

Tessa Ghylin,  Ernest Mingione, Michael Moran, Tom Nelis,  Denise Pace,  Sherri Parker Lee,  Robin Paul, 

Angela Pietropinto,   Greg Salata, & Josh Simon.

Producer/Director/Screenwriter:  Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno

Cinematographer/Editor/Screenwriter/Music Composer:  Jerome Bongiorno

Casting Director:  Deborah Brown

Production Designer:  Shawn Carroll

Costume Designer:  Bobby Frederick Tilley II

Assistant Director:  Ryan Gould  

Sound Recordist/Mixer:  Vinit Parmar  

Art Department:  Alexandra Lavin   

Locations:  Josh Simon/Kim Reilly

Key Makeup Artist:  Tamara Delbridge 

Production Notes:  little kings was filmed in October and November, 2001, in New York City in the aftermath of 9/11.  It is a testament to the spirit of the actors, crew, Mayor Giuliani, and the city of New York that we were able to make this film a reality, shooting on location, on schedule, supported by countless individuals who make New York so resilient, enduring, and magical...

  1. LITTLE KINGS  Cast and Crew

Dominic Pace

Best Actor PBIFF

Dominic was born in White Plains, New York.  He studied acting with Mimi Turque and Susan Batson of the Actors Studio and with Terry Knickerbocker in William Esper’s two-year program.  Dominic starred in the award-winning short little kings and co-starred in Miramax’s That's The Way I Like It as the Guardian Angel.  TV credits include “Strong Medicine,” “NYPD Blue,”  “The District,”  & “Angel.”  He’s a member of Tim Robbins’s theater company, "The Actors' Gang."

Rita Pietropinto

Best Actress PBIFF

Rita is a native New Yorker and classically trained actress who received her MFA from Columbia University.  Theatre credits include the Tony Nominated production of London Assurance at the Roundabout, several Off-Broadway plays and regional premieres at the Wilma and the Huntington.  TV Credits include  ”The Dave Chappelle Show” and recurring roles on “One Life to Live,” “As the World Turns,” and the MTV animated series, “Daria.”  little kings is her feature film debut.

Mark Giordano

Mark has performed in many Off-Broadway and Regional theatrical productions.  His TV work includes “Law & Order,” “Ed,” and “Now & Again.”  Film: Bringing Out The Dead (with Nicholas Cage, directed by Martin Scorsese), Taxman (with Joe Pantoliano).  Mark Co-Produced and played the lead in the award-winning comedic short film Creative Process 473 which is playing the festival circuit.  Stand-Up Comedy: regular at all the major clubs in NYC.

Johnny Giacalone

Johnny is thrilled to continue his association with Marylou and Jerome, with whom he has previously worked on Rubout and the award-winning short little kings.  Off-Broadway: As You Like It (Public Theatre), u/s Blur (MTC), u/s Debbie Does Dallas and Summer Cyclone (EST).  Regional: Edgardo Mine (Hartford Stage), Romeo & Juliet (McCarter & Portland Stage). Film/ TV: Looking For An Echo, "Law & Order," and “Comedy Central.”