December 13, 2006
First Light To Debut This Weekend
Hampton Bays filmmaker Tom Garber's documentary film on the history of the Montauk Point Lighthouse, First Light, will have its broadcast premiere on New York City's PBS station WNET 13 on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. It will simultaneously appear on Cablevision Channel 13 on Long Island.
Written, produced and directed by Garber, the film includes appearances by Hampton locals Dan Rattiner, Paul Simon, Dick White and Greg Donohue of the Montauk Historical Society. Long Island actors Milton Carney, Chris Young, Diana Marbury and Haley Willis also lend their voices to the production.
Garber's previous documentaries have received a Gold Medal from the Charleston International Film Festival, Gold and Silver Awards from the Houston International Film Festival and First Place in the Suffolk Film and Video Festival.