Still from "A Maine Movie," Directed by Matt Nelsen, Story by Matt Nelson & Marty Schousboe.

A Night at the Lower East Side Film Festival

Walking into Village East Cinema for the Lower East Side Film Festival I was directed downstairs where a small group of people crowded around a concession stand featuring metal tubs filled with ice and beer – plastic cups of red and white wine sat between them. …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners

The 2018 Lower East Side Film Festival came to a close on Wednesday night and winners were announced at the after party …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Revs Up for 8th Annual Indie Film Fete

The Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off another round of fabulous screenings and fun festivities on Thursday, June 7th. This year, the fest …

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Katra Film Series Spring Edition is Happening on the Bowery, Thursday, May 24

Our friends at Katra Film Series are hosting their Spring 2018 Edition tomorrow night from 6p – 10p at 217 Bowery (Katra Lounge, between …

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Katra Film Series Presents 6th Annual Grand Finale Screenings

Local screening series, Katra Film Series hosts its 6th Annual Grand Finale Screening Tuesday night at Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Downtown Brooklyn. Founder Geoffrey …

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FilmShop Collective Hosts Annual Screening Party at Rough Trade This Saturday

If you’re looking for a fun film screening and live music event that includes a.c. this weekend, FilmShop, a local filmmakers collective, is hosting …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

The Lower East Side Film Festival has announced its upcoming slew of events happening June 8 – 15. The team promises “a huge line-up of …

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Graphic Novelist Dash Shaw’s Debut Feature Film Opens at the Metrograph This Weekend

If you like the idea of graphic novels, creative animation and high school sagas told by the Adult Swim generation all mashed up together, you might like this: We’re giving away tickets to My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, a new animated feature from Dash Shaw… …

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Local Up and Comer, Clara Young, Voices Role in Oscar Nominated Film

13 year old Clara Young is a Lower East Side native who had been singing, dancing and performing on stage since she was 8 …

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio, courtesy New Museum, New York.

“Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest” Opens at the New Museum

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, …

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The Slipper Room Players Release Their Debut Feature Film Tomorrow

The burlesque performance art team at The Slipper Room (a.k.a. The Slipper Room Players) are officially releasing their debut film, The Cruel Tale of …

Joey Skaggs in "Art of the Prank"

L.E.S. Film Fest Announces 2016 Winners

The 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival winners were announced at the closing night party at 310 Bowery last night. …

The "Art of the Prank," about multimedia artist and ultimate media prankster Joey Skaggs, is slated to open the 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival on Thursday, June 9.

Andrea Marini’s “Art of the Prank” Pays Tribute to Artist and Media Hoaxster Joey Skaggs

The Lower East Side Film Festival is kicking off their 2016 lineup Thursday night with Art of the Prank, an excellent documentary about the multimedia satirist Joey Skaggs. …

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It’s Here! Lower East Side Film Fest 2016

This year’s lineup offers screenings at the Sunshine Cinema (including a special 25th anniversary midnight screening of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, The Secret of the Ooze), the beloved “Gay Night Pool Pary and Dive-In Movie” at Sixty LES, and a Horror & Suspense Screenwriters Panel at the newly opened Ludlow House. …

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AndrewAndrew’s Lo-Down Chow Down: The Metrograph

We sent AndrewAndrew to The Metrograph, our new art house cinema on Ludlow Street (just above Canal), for dinner and a movie. Here is …