LES Film Festival

Ten Years Gone: Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Posted June 8, 2018 at 5:09 am

Summer of 2008. Ludlow Guitars was still selling on its namesake street. Pianos still booked rock shows and wasn’t completely overrun with a bro-douche party. Cake Shop offered intimate indie shows in the basement with a record store up top. Bowery Boogie began in earnest. It was also when Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, based […]

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‘Feminist Ticket Pricing’ and Assorted Entertainment at LES Film Festival’s ‘Ladies’ Night’

Last modified February 16, 2020 at 5:47 pm

Who run the LES – girls. Today more than ever, the world needs to uplift female identifying people. This is true in all professions and in every corner of the globe. Monday’s selection of the 2017 Lower East Side Film Festival was devoted to just that – progressing feminism in creative spaces, which, as illustrated […]

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Lower East Side Film Festival Snags Ethan Hawke as Celebrity Judge

Posted April 26, 2016 at 9:26 am

​One of its bigger celebrity get in recent years, the Lower East Side Film Festival announced last week that Ethan Hawke is aboard the judge panel this spring. This sixth outing runs June 9 through June 16 at several neighborhood venues, including the Landmark Sunshine Cinema, Hotel Indigo, and the new Ludlow House. As in […]

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Parker Posey Chosen for Judge Panel at the 2015 Lower East Side Film Festival

Posted April 13, 2015 at 5:19 am

The annual Lower East Side Film Festival returns this spring for its fifth season. A milestone. On this outing, organizers have tapped a number of high profile judges for its panel. Celebrity judges just added to the program include Parker Posey, Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), and film producer Rachael Horovitz (Moneyball). The […]

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Marky Ramone Selected as Celebrity Judge for the LES Film Festival

Posted March 13, 2014 at 6:09 am

Currently in its fifth year, the LES Film Festival just netted Ramones replacement drummer Marky Ramone as celebrity judge. He joins the 2014 Music Video judging panel. In other LES Film Festival news, the deadline for submissions – shorts, features, documentaries, music videos – has been extended. You now have until March 31 to get […]

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Get Effed With LES Film Festival’s ‘Mind F*ck Night’ Tonight

Posted June 15, 2013 at 9:45 am

At the 3rd Annual Lower East Side Film Festival, happening now until June 23, there’s one particular evening when the crazy comes out. Or should we say… crazy doesn’t even begin to cover it. Get ready to take in some of cinema’s wild side with some especially bewildering film shorts during tonight’s (June 15) “Mind […]

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‘The Birdman’ of St. Mark’s Receives Documentary Treatment

Last modified June 7, 2013 at 7:48 am

The Lower East Side Film Festival returns to the fray next week, bringing with it loads of low-budget features, docs, and shorts.

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Dates and Details Released for 2013 LES Film Festival

Posted October 17, 2012 at 6:48 am

Local filmmakers, submissions are now open for the third annual LES Film Festival, currently slated for June 13 – June 23, 2013.

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Sons of Essex to Screen LES Film Festival Winners

Posted May 30, 2012 at 6:28 am

There is now a neighborhood forum to view the winning entries from both the 2011 and 2012 Lower East Side Film Festival.

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