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:
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Directions to Sunset Park
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