Director Rebecca Stern
Cinematographer Samantha Panger
A short documentary that explores a day in the life of a bouncer living in Queens. Just the Muscle reveals an unlikely neighbor – the warmhearted club bouncer – through Verne Faulkner as he tirelessly works late nights dodging punches and calming drunken bar-goers in order to make a living, raise his daughter, and maintain his optimistic view on life. Official selection of the Brooklyn Short Film Festival.