The 2019 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is back with over 50 new indie films in all genres, showcasing the best of the Brooklyn scene to audiences around the Borough. AoBFF screens in Brooklyn Heights, Bay Ridge, Clinton Hill and Sunset Park from June 1-9. Founded in 2011, AoBFF is the only fest in the world focused on Brooklyn filmmakers.
The full AoBFF schedule and interactive film guide is available here. Using the discount code AOBFF19S will save 20% on all ticket orders; full festival passes are also available. For the chance to win tickets to any screening, email email@example.com with FREE AOBFF TICKETS as the subject.
Each year, AoBFF invites a different award-winning Brooklyn filmmaker to help curate official selections, giving every edition of the festival has a fresh point of view. The Brooklyn scene is incredibly vibrant and filled with diverse creative voices and AoBFF's schedule reflects that beautifully.
2019 Guest Festival Director Sean Mannion (award-winning writer/director of Meme) chose some of his favorites events of the festival.
“The Cure for Monday”
Make Monday hurt a little less with this block of funny shorts “You Look Great,” “Me Time,” “Monkey” and more.
Monday, June 3rd, 7pm – St. Francis College 180 Remsen St Bklyn NY 11201
Religious and cultural traditions, the immigrant experience and generational differences are explored in the short Brooklyn documentaries “Unveil,” “Sandwiched,” and “Narmin’s Birthday.”
Thursday, June 4th, 7pm – St. Francis College
“Who Am I?”
A dramatic block about people finding who they truly are… and who they want to be. Films include “Nana’s Room,” “The Hummingbirds,” “Baggage” and “Dead Girl.”
Friday, June 7th, 7pm – St. Francis College
“The Dark Side”
Creepy, scary and sometimes even funny shorts, including “Matryoshka,” “Drip,” “Tina” and “Thread.”
Saturday, June 8th, 9pm – St. Francis College
Independent Filmmaker Workshops
Industry professionals will run workshops and panel discussions to help demystify film financing for indie filmmakers, and to address issues and challenges to increase diversity for crew members who work behind the camera.
Saturday, June 8 1PM – 5PM at St. Francis College
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2019 AoBFF Awards Ceremony
Come celebrate our filmmakers and screenwriters at this free event. There are no tickets needed, just show up and applaud!
Sunday, June 9 6PM at St. Francis College
The 2019 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival runs June 1-9. The full schedule, interactive Film Guide and ticket info is available at aobff.org
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