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Filmmaker captures iconic Queens landmarks in second Indiana Jones adaptation

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Feb. 5, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan A Queens filmmaker is gearing up to release his second Indiana Jones short film adaptation after his first one was a huge hit online among fans of the franchise.  John Galligan, a Forest Hills resident, released Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Queens Giant in 2020, just three years after buying his first camera, to pay homage to the film saga. The short film centers around the tallest and oldest tree in the city, known as the Queens Giant in Alley Pond Park. Since its release, the film garnered over 250,000 views on…
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Six Queens historical sites featured in New York Landmarks Conservancy online exhibition

Feb. 13, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Six Queens historical institutions are featured in the New York Landmarks Conservancy online exhibition showcasing photography and architectural history of 50 sites throughout the city as part of its 50th anniversary yearlong celebration. The online exhibition, “50 at 50,” celebrates the nonprofit’s continued determination to save the city’s unique… Read more »