Ming of Harlem: Twenty One Storeys in the Air
Antoine Yates shares his Harlem high-rise apartment with Ming, a 500-pound tiger and Al, a 7-foot alligator.
A documentary exploring secret lives, behavior, and extreme levels of human-beast intimacy and communication, focusing on the 'only in New York' story of Antoine Yates and his cohabitation in a Harlem high-rise with Ming, a five-hundred-pound tiger and Al, a seven-foot alligator, combined with filmic observation of predators in domesticated geographies.
Banner photo: Phillip Warnell
Museum of the Moving Image, New York, NY