My Cross to Bear - short

Release Date:2013


Director:Peter Bongiorno

Written by:Peter Bongiorno

Executive Producer:Glenn Allen

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Movie Synopsis:

This movie is based on real events about a young man’s survival from years of abuse from the same people that were supposed to nurture and protect him.

Of Interest:

"My Cross to Bear" was accepted into the Rhode Island International Film Festival - an academy award nominated festival(RIIFF), August 6-11 2013.

"My Cross to Bear"has been accepted into the Soho International Film Festival held between May 15th thru the 24th, 2014

Locations of L.I. Shoots:


All photos taken by Set Photographer Helene F. Schulman and are copyrighted

(All rights reserved. No photo may be reproduced without prior written permission)

Page 1 - Massapequa#1 Page 5 - Floral Park

Page 2 - Massapequa#2 Page 6 -Carle Place

Page 3 - Roslyn #1 Page 7 -Westbury

Page 4 - Roslyn #2

Click HERE for the Official My Cross to Bear website.

Click HERE for My Cross to Bear on Facebook.

ClickHEREfor an article about Robert Clohessy

Well the night is over ... and realized my life has changed forever. Our movie "My Cross To Bear" ...... won for BEST FIRST SHORT FILM at the Long Island International Film Festival - 2014. A tremendous accomplishment to Peter Bongiorno for his outstanding leadership and guidance throughout the entire production. This film is changing lives. I was privileged to accept the award on Peter's behalf. Thank you to everyone who made this film happen. You all have a piece of my gratitude and strength. Meeting stars like Robert Davi and Sean Young along with others was exciting. Thank you everyone and please find a way to see this film when it comes out. - Victor Picone

"MY CROSS TO BEAR", by Peter Bongiorno (US) - #NYPremiere

Official Selection at the 2014 SOHO International Film Festival

Screening: May 20, 2014

Village Cinema East in New York City


Official Movie Trailer:

Producers Glen Allen and Peter Bongiorno bring you a new movie based on real events and a young man’s survival from years of abuse from the same people that were supposed to nurture and protect him.

Peter Bongiorno, writer, director and produceron My Cross To Bear delves

into the subject matter a bit and comments about the actors, cast and crew.

Brief interview with Glenn Allen, Executive Producer on the My Cross To Bear Movie. A short film, written and directed by Peter Bongiorno.

My Cross To Bear Movie behind the scenes interview with Joseph Gannascoli.

Joe played Vito Spatafore on the Emmy Award winning hit show "The Sopranos" on HBO.

Brief interview with Larry Bobker, creative editor on the My Cross To Bear film written and directed by Peter Bongiorno and Produced by Glenn Allen.

This is a video made by Dan Hanley.


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