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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

Dalit Film Festival, 2/24 at the New School

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 newer technique

Watch the NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival on Roku

  The 2nd Annual NYWIFT Online Shorts Festival has arrived on Roku! Now through February 28th, Roku users can watch a wonderful selection of short projects by NYWIFT members on demand from the comfort of their own home on the “NYWIFT Shorts Festival” channel. The

NY Asian Film Fest Winter Showcase

The New York Asian Film Foundation invites you to  their New York Asian Film Festival’s 1st Winter Showcase! Feb 1st to the 3rd and 8th to the 10th, 2019 at the SVA Theatre. Take a look at the NYAFF 2018 Trailer here.  & for more information about tickets


ATTEND SXSW Attending SXSW March 8-17, 2019 | Austin, TX Join us for 10 days of unparalleled discovery, learning, and networking with creatives across interactive, film, and music industries at the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals! 2019 SXSW Registration and Housing is now open. REGISTER

DOC NYC Festival: ‘The Invisible Cinematographer Paradox’ Panel Discussion

Associate Professor  and Interim Director of Documentary Studies, Amir Husak; will be moderating the following panel at DOC NYC festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea, Sunday Nov 11: THE INVISIBLE CINEMATOGRAPHER PARADOX 3:30-4:30PM Cinematographer Rudy Valdez (The Sentence), Laela Kilbourn (This Is Home: A Refugee Story), Ryan Scafuro (Phantom Cowboys) and others discuss objectivity and subjectivity

New Orleans Film Festival

Tickets are now live for the 2018 Film Festival here in New Orleans. 41 of the films playing were made in Louisiana. Be sure to check it out and support local filmmaking. Shout out to all the Louisiana filmmakers (& especially the sound mixers) that

Latin American Films at the 56th New York Film Festival

Don’t miss the exciting Latin American selections at this year’s New York Film Festival, running September 28 – October 14 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. From Alfonso Cuarón’s Venice-winner Roma to the new film by Argentine director Gastón Solnicki, to new restored prints of the

First Call for West Java International Film Festival

First Call for West Java International Film Festival Welcome to Sunda Land, the place that has an ancient history that brings our memory back to the Atlantis era–where some scientist say that Sundaland is the gate to the land-lost Atlantis. The province is well known

Get Your Tickets to the NYC Mental Health Film Festival!

FILM LOVERS UNITE! JOIN COMMUNITY ACCESS AT THE 14TH ANNUAL NYC MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 Where: Village East Cinema, Second Avenue & 12th Street, NYC Tickets:  $20: Morning Session $20: Afternoon Session $30: All Day Pass Back in 2005, Community Access started

Attend the 2018 Mobile Film Festival

The 2018 SMS Mobile Film Festival is open to all students and showcases the power, accessibility, and appeal of mobile filmmaking. Come see a showcase of student filmmakers as they set out to tell stories, document experiences, and express art through smart phones, tablets, and

BAMcinématek Presents: Film School Shorts 2018, Wednesday 9/26

This showcase, curated by Curtis Caesar John and BAMcinématek’s Natalie Erazo, celebrates new work by select student filmmakers from Brooklyn College, the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Pratt Institute, Syracuse University, The New School, and NYU. Special thanks to Jorge Oliver & Kara Hearn, Matthew

Sidebar Official Launch & Entry Deadline Discount

Sidebar + 2 Day Entry Discount Join KATRA Film Series Team this Friday, September 14th for the official launch of the Sidebar Edition in Downtown Brooklyn — featuring films by underrepresented communities, diverse filmmakers, and innovative works using animation, CGI, and experimental forms of storytelling.

NYC 2 Paris Film Festival now live on Facebook

The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival event is now on Facebook! Have trouble keeping track of all your upcoming important dates? Simply RSVP on Facebook and you’ll be sent reminders leading up to the festival. Plus, you can see who else is attending and

Bowery Film Festival & 2019 Deadline

Bowery Film Festival & 2019 Deadline KATRA’s 2019 Regular Submission Deadline only 2 days away. Filmmakers and Web Creators, don’t miss your chance to submit now and enter to screen at one of the top theaters and screening venues in NYC. Year 8 is shaping up