Hustler of Providence was selected for inclusion into the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival during August 8th.
Rich is a man who grew up in a broken home with a kind but sick mother and an abusive father. At a young age Rich was sent away by his father, it was here he became witness to the things no child should see. It would not belong before Rich would find himself without a home moving from place to place to stay with friends. One day he is introduced to the world of drugs and it is at this point his world takes a drastic turn as Rich soon finds himself on the streets of New York a slave to those drugs which lead him into a dark place.
To support his drug habit Rich turns to a life of prostitution and chaos, which lasts years. Eventually through a random encounter Rich meets the man whom will inspire him to take a different path. A path filled with the dangers of the past waiting for him along the fringe, but also a life free from the slavery of drugs and prostitution. It is not long before Rich meets with an old friend who has been able to become clean. Inspired Rich finds solitude and peace as he begins to slay his demons.← BackNext →