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CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

Sunday, June 2, 2019

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.

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Join NYC Parks and the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival for free films in the park! The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the only independent, international film festival in the world dedicated to Brooklyn’s indie film scene.

Celebrate independent film at this movie screening and celebration featuring DJ Sugarfree BK, raffles, giveaways, and shorts from the Alumni of the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival at sundown. These films represent some of the most exciting new filmmakers in the Brooklyn indie film scene, including:

Operation Proposal
Documentary, 6 Min.
Directed by Emily Harrold
This delightful film follows 'spy' photographer Vlad Leto, as he travels the streets of NYC, capturing some of the most romantic moments of a person's life — wedding proposals — without blowing his cover. 

The Brooklyn Burrow Show: Episode 1
Documentary Series, 3 min
Directed by Bradford Devins
Episode 1 of The Brooklyn Burrow shows how Milan's own Iena Cruz deviates from his typical activism & realism focused paintings and instead embarks on a unique challenge of its own - creating the first 3D Stay Puft Marshmallow Man mural (interactive with 3D glasses). 

Cross Training
Dramedy, 7 min
Directed by Eden Martinez
Influenced by the work of Monty Python and the simple visual style of series like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Arrested Development, Cross Training is a situational comedy that explores the ideas of faith and religion in the public eye in the modern social-media driven world.
 
The Flip Side

Documentary, 25 min.
Directed by Val Wang
A documentary short about the artistic coming-of-age of a Chinese circus artist who leaves home at 9 to train and goes on to perform with Cirque du Soleil and other contemporary circus troupes
 
In An Instanteels
Music, 4 min
Directed by Brendan McKnight
This is the first single and first video from Tigers and Monkeys' third full-length release Saturday Destroyer. Guest starring comedian Greg Johnson. Tigers and Monkeys includes Shonali Bhowmik, Jason Lam, Anthony Cangelosi, Joachim Kearns, Russ Dungan, and Antonia Santangelo. 

Cyclone: 90 Years of History on Wheels
Documentary, 15 min
Directed by Frank Posillico
This film explores the history of Luna Park’s celebrated roller coaster, and the frenzied fanatics who ride her day after day.

Peta Pan
Comedy, 9 min
Directed by  Mathilde Dratwa 
A Palestinian immigrant and her first-generation American daughter struggle to remain close as they navigate the pressures of growing up in the US. 

Candy Love
Music, 5 min
Directed by Mike IAMEYE
Step into the 16-bit world of Atlanta based music duo WHOAA. This video is sure to take you back in time and give you a sweet rush of nostalgia under an uplifting positive music bed.

Rubber Ducky
Comedy, 6 min
Directed by Sean Mannion
Tara finds a rubber duck on the street after a fight with Rory. 

Brooklyn Raga Massive: Terry Riley in C
Music, 8 min
Directed by Ian Cinco
Brooklyn Raga Massive (BRM) is a collective of forward-thinking musicians rooted in Indian classical music. This film showcases the members of the collective in their element. From morning rituals, riding the subway and eating dhosas, to meeting in the park, playing music and backyard bonfires, we see BRM in a heartwarming slice of daily life.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get a spot for the movie screenings. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is permitted, but alcohol and smoking are not permitted.

Location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

NYC Parks, Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

Contact Number

(718) 965-8935

Contact Email

letitia.guillory@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Accessible, Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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