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The 20th anniversary of the New York Asian Film Festival, July 15-31

New York Film Festival Announces First Batch of Films for 20th Anniversary

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) and the New York Asian Film Foundation and Film at Lincoln Center will kick off this anniversary edition with a full return to big-screen viewing from July 15–31, 2022. The festival’s lineup will include over 60 films, several making a world,… Read more »

LA Queer Film Festival Accepting Submissions for 5th Annual Event

The LA Queer Film Festival, one of the 12 film festivals under the umbrella of the Los Angeles Film Festivals, is currently accepting submissions for its 5th annual event this November. The late submission deadline is July 1 and the last chance deadline Sept. 16. Screening films from around the world while celebrating diverse queer… Read more »

Pride Month Starter Pack: Ten New Queer Films to Catch This Year

Every year when LGBTQ+ Pride Month rolls around, we revisit some of our queer classics: “Pricilla, Queen of the Desert,” “The Birdcage,” “To Wong Foo.” These movies revolutionized queer representation in film and shaped audiences’ understanding of the queer experience. However, though these films jumpstarted a new age of gay cinema, they also depict a… Read more »

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Sundance 2022’s Quarantine Edition Delivered Smart, Mindful Cinematic Works Amidst Covid’s Omicron Surge

Leave it to the Covid-19 pandemic to throw a wrench into the plans for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. When the Omicron variant took the world by storm, Sundance circled the wagons and moved the festival online for the second year in a row. Adaptation to our new “normal” is how everyone rolls in our… Read more »

New York African Film Festival Looks Towards Visions of Freedom

Film at Lincoln Center  and African Film Festival, Inc. will celebrate the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 12 to 17 in FLC theaters and select virtual screenings. The films reflect the theme of “Visions of Freedom” and presen diverse and interconnected notions of freedom pertinent to Africa, the diaspora,… Read more »

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” Puts Immigrants in the Center of the Multiverse

Contrary to what Marvel Studios will have you believe, the multiverse belongs to first-generation immigrants. The culmination of a person’s entire life can boil down to a single choice. A central decision that branched off into hundreds more, carving out a wholly unique path. One path out of an infinite number of possibilities. 

The Claridge Theater Opens Its Doors For The 11th Annual Montclair Film Festival

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) connects global filmmakers with audiences in a diverse, culturally vibrant community. For the past 10 years, MFF has been presenting films and organizing year-round programs that engage, entertain and educate through the power of visual storytelling. This October 21-30, 2022, the 11th annual Montclair Film Festival will entertain film lovers… Read more »