SPORTS

 
 

MALACHI (2019)

Malachi Jones' journey has taken him from the NFL to the ill-fated AAF and back the 50 yard turf of arena football. Following a lineage of NFL talent in his family, his unique optimism and electric talent has forged an unexpected path as Malachi carves his way back to the big leagues.

RELEASED:

6.25.19

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

 
 
 

THE EMPIRE STATE (2018)

Arena Football has returned to Albany, a city which 28 years ago first fell in love with the sport. After it was ripped away from them at the height of their fervor, it took 18 years for their team to return home.

RELEASED:

4.4.18

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

 
 
 

ON THE CAPE (2015)

A tribute by Ben Fraternale and Jeff Friedlander to their love of summers on Cape Cod and the Cape Cod Baseball League.

 

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE, JEFF FRIEDLANDER, & LAURA PAVLO

RELEASED:

10.19.15

 
 
 
 
 

50 YARD GAME FILMS (2016-2019) - SERIES

A cinematic journey through Arena Football League seasons, intimately following the action like its never been seen before. Dubbed “the NFL Films of the AFL,” the 50 Yard Dash series has resulted in over 20 films ranging from web series to standalone docu-shorts. Watch the full series here.

 
 

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

RELEASE: 

2016-PRESENT

 
 
 
 

50 YARD DASH (2016)

A docu-short following the lifestyles of Arena Football players through the eyes of veterans Christian Wise and Alvin Ray Jackson.

 

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

HONORS:

Yonkers Film Festival (YoFi Fest)

RELEASED:

5.12.16

 
 
 

THE KICKER (2017) - SERIES

The kicker is the most isolated, pressured, and unique position in football. This series look into the world of this exclusive niche in America's game, with four journeymen fighting for one of the 32 spots at the top.

RELEASED:

5.12.16

DIRECTED BY:

BEN FRATERNALE

WRITTEN BY:

BEN FRATERNALE