Brooklyn Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF)
SINCE: 1998
WHERE: Brooklyn, New York, USA
WEBSITE: www.brooklynfilmfestival.org
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.

SWEATY BETTY Wins Top Awards at 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival

SWEATY BETTY Wins Top Awards at 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival

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 […]

2015 Brooklyn Film Festival Reveals Lineup, and World Premiere of Ryan Carmichael’s But Not For Me

2015 Brooklyn Film Festival Reveals Lineup, and World Premiere of Ryan Carmichael’s But Not For Me

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 […]

2015 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Film Lineup. Opens with Manson Family Vacation

2015 Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Film Lineup. Opens with Manson Family Vacation

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 […]