Liberty Kid

Liberty Kid is a 2007 low budget American movie. It is directed by Ilya Chaiken. The movie has to do with two friends that lose their jobs at the Statue of Liberty after 9/11.

The movie won Best Film at the New York Latino Film Festival.[1] The movie won Critics' Pick from both The New York Times[2] and New York Magazine.[3] The movie played at New York Latino Film Festival,[1] the Woodstock Film Festival,[4] and the Atlanta Film Festival.[5] The DVD has an audio commentary by three actors, deleted scenes, behind the scenes, photo gallery, and conversations with Iraq War veterans as special features. The DVD is in 5.1 stereo sound.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fuchs, Cynthia (2008-02-11). "Liberty Kid". Pop Matters. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  2. Catsoulis, Jeannette (2008-01-09). "Two Drifting Life Rafts on a Sea of Circumstance". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  3. "Liberty Kid". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2010-01-09.
  4. "Liberty Kid". Woodstock Film Festival. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  5. "Liberty Kid". Atlanta Film Festival. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
  6. "Liberty Kid". Official website. Retrieved 2010-01-08.