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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 School (350 Grand St.) at 8:00pm. The story is set in Harlem and is about an...

“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 Festival on Monday night. The film, shot by Joseph Brunette, an award-winning cinematographer whose work has appeared...

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: an opera in three movements, shot at BAM in 1977.  The film has been restored from 16mm to a new...

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 brings "Running With Beto" to the New Design High School rooftop (entrance at 350 Grand St.)...

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 Metrograph this Friday. The millennial sex comedy is co-written by Eugene Koltyarenko, who also co-stars and directed...
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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 write: Whether it’s the revenge that went unsought, the crush that went unconfessed, the dream that went...

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

The Katra Film Series returns to its signature venue on the Bowery this Saturday, July 21, for the 2018 Summer Series, marking its 6-year anniversary. This year's official selections highlights shorts by many female filmmakers from around the world. The lineup includes...

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 at Coney Island Baby in the East Village. From our friends at the festival: Directors of the...
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