Ellis is a short film directed by JR and starring Robert De Niro. The motion picture awakens memories of the early years of the experience of one immigrant. The screenplay was written by Academy Award winner Eric Roth. The shooting took place in the abandoned Ellis Island Hospital complex. The film premiered on October 4, 2015 at The New Yorker Festival and was screened concurrently at locations all over the country. The Generators Playground had the honor of being one of those location.