There is a fun new event coming to the neighborhood. It’s called the LES Film Festival and it’s 20 days of independent short and feature films made for under $30,000. Screenings will be held at the intimate Grand Opening space on Norfolk Street. Their judges are local muralist Marco of MarcoArt, actress Eva Amurri (Californication, The Banger Sisters), Phil Hartman of Two Boots Pizza and Indie Film Fame, and Roxy Hunt and Tony Castle of BFD Productions.
The programmers write:
The LES Film Festival is committed to showcasing the creativity and inventiveness of low-budget filmmaking and to give filmmakers an opportunity to present their work. BYOB screenings will be followed by a Q&A with directors, music, partying, and other bougerious happenings.
Best Dramatic Short, Best Comedic Short, Best Animation, Best Feature, LES Prix D’Or
The Festival will run February 8-27. All tickets are $10 and all screenings will start at 8pm. Only 30 seats available each night!