The L.E.S* Film Festival is partnering with ZipCar to kick off its first festival weekend with a FREE old fashioned Block Party & Drive-In. Food, film and surprise performances.  The 3rd annual L.E.S* Film Festival will run June 13th – 23rd, 2013.

The schedule of events:

June 13th – Opening Night – How To Follow Strangers dir. by Chioke Nassor feat. Ilana Glazer

June 14th – Sneak Peek Night – Joanna Arnow’s documentary i hate myself 🙂

June 15th – Mind F*ck Night- A series of shorts that will definitely F*CK with your mind.

June 16th – Zipcar Presents L.E.S* Drive-In – FREE with music by DJ’s AndrewAndrew, food, and live performances, 6pm – 9pm.  Parking Lot at 88 Ludlow St (and Broome).  ZipCars reserved exclusively for ZipCar members. To book a car or tweet at  @ZipcarNYC 

June 17th – Animation Night and WGA East Chat: Writing the Real

June 18th – Shorts Showcase Sponsored by The Low Down and  IFP Presents: Digital Distribution Panel

June 19th – Twisted Love and Doc Night Sponsored by VIMEO

June 20th – Gay Night Sponsored by LOGOTV

June 21st – Award Ceremony & Having You

June 22nd – Special Screening – History of Future Folk

June 23rd – Best of Fest


Films will be shown at Sunshine Cinemas, Anthology Film Archive, The Crosby St. Hotel and downtown spaces Casa Mezcal and Katra Lounge.


Sundance Winning writer and director Rebecca Miller, SAG Award winner and comedian Judah Friedlander, Academy Award Nominees Dan Janvey (“Beasts Of The Southern Wild”), Travis Knight (“ParaNorman”), David France (“How To Survive A Plague”), producers Lars Knudsen and Jay VanHoy, (“Beginners”), Emmy Winner Jerry Kupfer (“30 Rock”), Bladimiar Norman of The Weinstein Company, Jason Janego of TWC Radius, documentary filmmaker Mark Becker, cinematographer Clyde E. Bryan and DJ’s AndrewAndrew.



June 17th: WGA at WGA East (250 Hudson St).

June 18th: IFP Presents :Digital Distribution Chat” moderated by Chris Rovzar of Vanity Fair. Panelists from A24, Filmbuff, Starz and VHX, 6pm at Casa Mezcal’s Obra Negra (80 Orchard St).

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