In relationships, how many threads are unwoven? This this installment of The Artful Periscope, Larry sits down with Joseph Ammendolea, film director and owner of “I Like to Play with Toys” productions. Joseph recounts his childhood, his early filmmaking experiences at Hofstra University and how he finds actors for his projects. Then the discussion turns towards his latest film, Broken Hearted, which follows the love story between a struggling PHD student and woman who has just left a toxic relationship, as well as the relationships of the people around them. Joseph reveals the process behind the film’s creation, recounting the challenges of filming on location, finding indie music artists to craft the soundtrack, coaching and directing the film’s cast, and the challenges of film promotion.