IFP Gotham Independent Award “Breakthrough Director” nominee Derick Martini (Lymelife) and Michelle Byrd, IFP Executive Director, at last night’s IFP celeberation for the nominees of the “Best Film Not Playing at a Theatre Near You” award.

This is a private invitation to a private event (and the crop of this photo respects this), but the juxtaposition of the name of Jacob Dayan, senior representative of the State of Israel in the Southwestern United States, and the “o” Nazi swastika in the Inglourious Basterds title does seem a little jarring.

New Apple store on Upper West Side, almost right across from Lincoln Square plex at B’way and 68th. The store opened on 11.14.