The World Premiere of Claudia Myers’ Above the Shadows starring Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Jim Gaffigan and Megan Fox will kick off the 2019 Brooklyn Film Festival.
Brooklyn Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF)
WHERE: Brooklyn, New York, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), is an International, competitive festival. BFF mission is to provide a public forum in Brooklyn in order to advance public interest in films and the independent production of films. To draw worldwide attention to Brooklyn as a center for cinema. To encourage the rights of all Brooklyn residents to access and experience the power of independent filmmaking, and to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure.
2019 Brooklyn Film Festival themed; THE GATHERING will run from May 31 through June 9 at two main venues: Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg and Windmill Studios in Greenpoint.
Breach directed by Lorenzo Monti picked up the coveted best of the fest Grand Chameleon Award, as well as Best Experimental Film at the Brooklyn Film Festival’s 21st edition: THRESHOLD, which wrapped on Sunday.
Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, the documentary Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights – human rights – and the struggles faced by Afghan women
The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) will kick off the 2018 festival with a selection of short documentaries from The New York Times’ Times Documentaries co-presented with a mix of BFF’s animated and experimental films
The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) today announced the film lineup for its 21st edition: THRESHOLD which kicks off on Friday, June 1st
Brooklyn Film Festival has officially closed submissions for its 2018 edition: THRESHOLD. The 2018 festival will run from June 1 through June 10, 2018
Lupe Under The Sun, a film inspired by the life of the director’s own grandfather and shot with a cast of non-actors in real locations won the top prizes at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
Sweet Parents directed by David Bly, follows a young couple trying to make it in New York; and will world premiere at the 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival on Friday, June 9th at 8:30pm.
Catya Plate Returns to 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival with World Premiere of MEETING MACGUFFIN | Trailer
Award winning Brooklyn filmmaker and artist Catya Plate, whose film “Hanging By A Thread” won the Spirit Award for Animation at the Brooklyn Film Festival in 2014, is back with the World Premiere of the stop motion animated film Meeting MacGuffin: An Animated Ecological Thriller
Four Friends Confront Turning Thirty in KATE CAN’T SWIM to East Coast Premiere at Brooklyn Film Festival
Kate Can’t Swim, winner of the Jury’s Honorable Mention award at 2017 Slamdance Film Festival, and the Audience Award at the 2017 Sunscreen Film Festival will make its East Coast Premiere at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
The award-winning documentary, A Cambodian Spring, from UK video journalist/filmmaker Chris Kelly, will have its US premiere at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
The Sounding, an award winning film by filmmaker Catherine Eaton, will East Coast premiere at the upcoming 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival.
The 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) will open on Friday, June 2nd at returning BFF venue, the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, with the east coast premiere of award-winning director Jason James’ comedy-drama-romance “Entanglement,”
DELINQUENT by Kieran Valla is the big winner of the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival, taking both the Grand Chameleon Award and the Award for Best Narrative Feature, in addition to the Best Actor award for Alex Shaffer.
The US premiere of Sean Garrity’s award-winning Borealis will kick off the film lineup for the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival, on Friday, June 3rd at returning BFF venue, the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg.
The 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) will run from June 3rd through June 12th at two main venues: Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg and Windmill Studios NYC in Greenpoint.
Joseph Frank and Zachary Reed won the Best Feature Film award, as well as the Grand Chameleon Award for Sweaty Betty (pictured above) at the 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival which wrapped up on Sunday with a gala evening at new BFF venue, the Wythe Hotel. Alison Bagnall’s Funny Bunny nabbed two awards, best actor for Olly Alexander (shared with Ágúst Örn B. Wigum for Whale Valley) and Best Editing, for Kentucker Audley, David Barker, and Caleb Johnson. Wildlike nabbed […]
The 18th edition of the Brooklyn Film Festival film lineup will comprise of 108 features and shorts from 26 countries spread over 5 continents and of these, 17 are world premieres and 30 US premieres, with Ryan Carmichael’s But Not For Me as the lone narrative feature world premiere. This New York City film stars Marcus Carl Franklin, Elena Urioste, Maria Vermeulen and Roger Guenveur Smith. In addition to But Not For Me, BFF films with a NYC connection include […]
The Brooklyn Film Festival announced their full slate of films for the 2015 edition, taking place May 30th to June 7th. For their 18th edition, the festival will open with the East Coast premiere of J. Davis’ Manson Family Vacation, starring Jay Duplass, Linas Phillips, Tobin Bell, Leonora Pitts, Adam Chernick and Davie-Blue, screening at new BFF venue the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. Executive produced by Jay & Mark Duplass, the film was acquired by Netflix […]
17th Annual Brooklyn Film Festival Announces FORMULA Winners; Jadrien Steele’s VICTORIANA Wins Grand Chameleon Award and Best Narrative Feature
Brooklyn Film Festival, which ran from May 30 through June 8 in Williamsburg at indieScreen (289 Kent Avenue) and Windmill Studios NYC (287 Kent Avenue), announced the winners of its annual festival themed FORMULA. The event . The festival presented 107 film premieres from 34 countries, selected from over 2,000 submissions.
Jadrien Steele’s Victoriana won the awards for Grand Chameleon Award and Best Narrative Feature, and Best Documentary Feature went to Nima Sarvestani for No Burqas Behind Bars. Alexis Boling’s Movement and Location won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature and David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley’s Who Took Johnny won for Best Documentary Feature. Best New Director went to Matan Guggenheim for Paradise Cruise.
The 2014 Brooklyn Film Festival kicked off on Friday night with two Opening Night films: the World Premiere of T.J. Misny’s Intimate Semaphores, and the New York Premiere of Leah Meyerhoff’s I Believe in Unicorns. The festival continues through June 8, 2014.
See more pictures from opening night at 2014 Brooklyn Film Festival.
Watch out Brooklyn! The Clothespin Freaks are back! Stop-Motion Animated Short “Hanging By A Thread” at the Brooklyn Film Festival
After winning Best Animated Film in Seattle, Brooklyn artist and filmmaker Catya Plate returns to Williamsburg to screen her most recent stop-motion animated short film “Hanging By A Thread” (Best Animated Short, Nevada City Film Festival, 2013; Best Animated Film, Seattle True Independent Film Festival, 2014) at the Brooklyn Film Festival!
Like her award-winning short “The Reading”, “Hanging By A Thread” features her trademark characters, the Clothespin Freaks, this time, in a post-apocalyptic future where the human race has fallen to pieces.
17th Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Feature Film Line-Up — Opening Night Films: World Premiere of TJ Misny’s “Intimate Semaphores” & NY Premiere of Leah Meyerhoff’s “I Believe in Unicorns”
Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), the largest and longest running festival in Brooklyn and the oldest international competitive festival in New York, announced its feature film line-up for its 2014 festival, themed FORMULA, comprised of bold, brave and unique indie films and new discoveries, many from first-time feature filmmakers from Brooklyn and beyond. The event will run from May 30 through June 8 in Williamsburg at indieScreen (289 Kent Avenue) and Windmill Studios NYC (287 Kent Avenue). The festival will present over 100 film premieres from around the world, selected from over 2,000 submissions. Tickets will be available soon for advanced purchase online.