Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank’s amazing stories about life in Brooklyn back in the day.

View the photo gallery here: dustincohen.com/STORIES/THE-SHOEMAKER/thumbs/

Directed by Dustin Cohen, Filmed by Dustin Cohen and Michael Hurley, Edited by Bill Kemmler, Color Grading by Simon Biswas.

Made in Brooklyn
Episode 3:
The Jewelry Maker
Susan Domelsmith

Directed by Dustin Cohen
Edited by Michael Hurley
(Filmed by both)

View the photo essay here:
dustincohen.com/#/MADE_IN_BROOKLYN/THE_WATCHMAKER/1/thumbs

Watch all of the Made in Brooklyn films here:
vimeo.com/channels/madeinbk


dustincohen.com
dustin@cohen.net
twitter.com/youlovedustin