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Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side This Weekend

Rooftop Films offers two fun film events this weekend. On Friday, Aug. 16, Rashaad Ernesto Green’s film, Premature, screens at the New Design High …

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“The Last Pig” Comes to the Lower East Side Film Festival for Closing Night

Emmy award winning director and producer Allison Argo’s documentary, THE LAST PIG, will screen as the closing night film at the Lower East Side Film …

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Shaina Feinberg’s Films Are a Family Affair (Interview)

A lot has happened since Shaina Feinberg’s first feature film, The Babymooners, won the Audience Award at the Lower East Side Film Festival in 2016. Not only is her second feature, Senior Escort Service, slated to kick off this year’s festival on Opening Night, but she’s since made the short film, Shiva, which screened at Tribeca in 2017, and a breakout six-part web series, Dinette, for BRIC TV. …

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Restored Print of Meredith Monk’s QUARRY Premieres at Anthology Archives

Tonight at Anthology Film Archives: Meredith Monk fans have a rare opportunity to experience the filmed version of her Obie-winning masterwork, Quarry: …

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Rooftop Films Kicks Off Summer Season, Returns to LES Tomorrow

Rooftop Films kicks off it’s annual season opener, “This is What We Mean by Short Films,” tonight at Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood, Brooklyn, and …

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L.E.S. Film Fest Winner, Wobble Palace, Opens at Metrograph on Friday

Wobble Palace, the quirky, hilariously cringe-inducing indie film that won best feature at this year’s Lower East Side Film Festival is opening theatrically at …

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FilmShop Collective Screens Annual Shorts Showcase This Saturday

Our friends at the filmmakers collective, FilmShop, host their annual night of themed short films this Saturday, July 21, at Rough Trade. They …

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An artist is kidnapped by his fan base and dragged to face off with his 6 year old daughter to confront the dark side of fame.

Katra Summer Film Series Returns to the Bowery for 6 Year Anniversary

Euphoria – directed by Wynter RhysAn artist is kidnapped by his fan base and dragged to face off with his 6 year old daughter …

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 …