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Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Feature Film Lineup For 17th Annual Edition: Formula

Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Feature Film Lineup For 17th Annual Edition: Formula

Brooklyn Film Festival, the largest and longest running festival in Brooklyn and the oldest international competitive festival in New York, is proud to announce its feature film line-up for its 2014 festival, themed FORMULA, comprised of bold, brave and unique indie films and new discoveries, many from first-time feature filmmakers from Brooklyn and beyond. The

17th Annual BROOKLYN FILM FESTIVAL Announces 2014 Edition: Formula

Brooklyn Film Festival, the largest independent, competitive, international film festival in the borough, has closed submissions for its 17th annual edition themed Formula. BFF received over 2,000 films from over 100 countries, with 60% of the submissions being U.S. productions. The competitive event will run from May 30 through June 8 in Williamsburg at indieScreen

2013 BFF Capsule Review: ‘Soft in the Head’ WINNER: Best Actress

Directed by Nathan Silver Written by Nathan Silver, Kia Davis, Cody Stokes Starring Sheila Etxeberría, Ed Ryan, Melanie J. Scheiner, Carl Kranz ‘Soft in the Head’, the gritty new microbudget drama from director Nathan Silver, aggressively upends convention, and to great effect. The film doesn’t follow a textbook framework for generating narrative momentum. But because

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Cary McClelland (Director – ‘Without Shepherds’)

Six bold people navigate the dangerous waters of Pakistan’s current crisis to discover a new tomorrow: a cricket star starts a progressive political party, a female journalist goes behind Taliban lines, an ex-mujahid seeks redemption, a trucker crosses dangerous territory to feed his family, a supermodel pushes feminism through fashion, and a subversive Sufi rocker

2013 BFF Capsule Review: ‘Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes’

Written & Directed by Francesca Gregorini Staring Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, Alfred Molina, Frances O’Connor, Aneurin Barnard ‘Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes’, a surrealist drama from director Francesca Gregorini, often grasps for dramatic momentum.  But strong chemistry between the two female leads, impressive cinematography, and a moving score buoy the film, which culminates in

2013 Brooklyn Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Amy Finkel (Director – ‘Furever’)

‘FUREVER‘ is a feature-length documentary that explores the dimensions of grief people experience over the loss of a pet. It examines the sociological evolution of pets in the U.S. today, particularly their position in a family unit, and how this evolution is affecting those in the veterinary profession and death care industry. With interviews from