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Video Art and Experimental Film Festival 2019 (Nov. 7th-9th)

Video Art and Experimental Film Festival 2019 at Tribeca Film Center & DCTV The Eighth Annual Video Art and Experimental Film Festival (VAEFF) introduces New York City to the most conceptually challenging, aesthetically daring, and provocative video art and experimental film from around the world. The festival continues

Bowery Film Festival: November 19-21, 2019

Bowery Film Festival screens edgy, gritty, funny, and bombastic films on the Bowery in NYC. The Bowery is one of the great highways of humanity, of seething life, varied interests, fun, diverse culture, art, and rock-and-roll. Rather than conventional theaters, we screen films in the coolest art

Doc Studies Students to be Featured in DOC NYC (Nov. 8th)

Our beloved Documentary Studies program will be featured at this year’s DOC NYC, with four films by the last year’s graduate filmmakers in the ‘University Showcase‘, screening on Friday, Nov 8th, 12:15pm at Cinepolis Chelsea. Tickets can be purchased here. Kudos to our outstanding students, our esteemed Program Director,

FFFEST (Female Filmmakers Festival) October 25-27

FFFEST (Female Filmmakers Festival), a screening and talk series celebrating the accomplishments of women filmmakers around the world with a special curation of films and informative conversations, in the hopes of inspiring more women to make movies. The NYC edition of the festival will be

Attend the Nordic International Film Festival, 10/17

“How to finance independent films told from different perspectives” MODERATED BY VARIETY   OCTOBER 17TH, 6PM Success stories from the real world on how to finance independent films.    Join us for a panel discussion consisting of crowdfunding geniuses, representatives of regional European film funds

This Week with Cinema Tropical, October 7 – 14

The 57th New York Film Festival continues this week at Film at Lincoln Center for its second and last week. Be sure to check out the U.S. premiere of The Moneychanger by acclaimed Uruguayan director Federico Veiroj who will be in town to present his latest film. And next Monday, be sure to catch

This Week in Cinema Tropical, September 23 – 30

This weekend, head north to the New York Botanical Garden for the last screening in the ‘Cinema Brasileiro‘ series marking the close of this summer’s exhibition on famed Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx. This Sunday we’re pleased to wrap up the program with a repeat screening of João Vargas

Call for Submissions: Images Festival 2020

Images Festival’s 2020 Call for Submissions is currently open. We are currently accepting ON SCREEN and ON SCREEN for STUDENTS Submissions. The deadline for this category is October 14, 2019. We encourage students to apply, please note that the entry fee is waived for students! All guidelines and

This Week with Cinema Tropical, August 25 – September 9

In honor of Labor Day Long Weekend, we’re here to provide a special double feature of all Latin American film screenings happening in the next two weeks. This Saturday head up to the New York Botanical Garden for the next installment of our ‘Cinema Brasileiro’ film series. We’re pleased to

Discounted Student Passes for Stareable Fest 2019

July 19-21 2019 Stareable Fest is a 3 day celebration of excellence in web series and digital video. It’s half creator convention, with a dozen workshops and panels on leveling up your skills, and half festival, with networking, parties, screenings, and award. Brought to you

Human Rights Watch Film Festival June 13th-20th

From 13 – 20 June, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to New York for its 30th Anniversary at Film at Lincoln Center and the IFC Center. This year, they are proud to present 13 remarkable films offering fresh perspectives and critical insights on

This Week in Cinema Tropical, May 13-20

This week in New York, catch up with masters of Latin American cinema at two of the city’s most iconic arthouse and independent film theaters. As part of their ‘Trilogies Festival,’ Film Forum will be screening back-to-back, and twice through, three of Lucrecia Martel’s most iconic films: La Ciénaga (2001), hailed as

The 2019 Student Academy Awards, Film Submissions June 1

The 2019 Student Academy Awards competition will launch on March 25th.  The deadline for submitting a film is June 1, 2019. STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS MISSION The Student Academy Awards (SAA) recognizes and honors student filmmakers who demonstrate excellence in the creation of motion pictures. By

Call for Film Submissions: Margaret Mead Film Festival, Deadline May 1

MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL Submissions Deadline is May 1 The 43rd Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival, the preeminent international showcase for contemporary cultural storytelling, will screen an outstanding lineup of international documentaries this fall, running October 17–20, 2019. Each year, the festival presents remarkable films and

New York films at the 2019 #NYCindieFF

The Best Indie Films in NYC May 5 – 12: New York! The 2019 NYC Independent Film Festival will present over 275 awesome indie films! And we have some typical New York films for you. Films that deal on subjects from this city that could

Austin Film Festival 2019

JOIN US FOR THE 26TH ANNUAL AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL! OCTOBER 24 – 31, 2019 The best thing a writer can do to become a better writer is to read, watch, listen to and embrace other genres of storytelling, ones that are different from his or her

Latin American Film Series at the Lincoln Center, February 22-26

NEIGHBORING SCENES: NEW LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA Now in its fourth year, Neighboring Scenes is the Film Society’s showcase of contemporary Latin American cinema. Highlighting impressive recent productions from across the region, this selective slate of premieres exhibits the breadth of styles, techniques, and approaches employed

Dalit Film Festival at The New School, February 24

About the Dalit Film and Cultural Festival (DALIFF): With the emergence of caste centric films in the mainstream Indian (also, in Nepal) film industry in recent years and its notable success has dawned upon the nu-genre of film making—the Dalit Cinema. Dalit Cinema is a

NYC’s Winter Film Awards International Film Festival, 2/14-2/23

The 8th Annual WINTER FILM AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL kicks off on THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14th! The Festival runs February 14-23 in New York City. Ten jam-packed days filled with awesome film screenings, cool discussion panels, career-building workshops and super-fun parties. Check out our 89 outstanding films from 32 countries