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Brooklyn Girl Film Festival Announces Program, Festival Lineup

CROWN HEIGHTS — Brooklyn Girl Film Festival, a new annual event that will take place from March 29 to 31, has announced its festival lineup.

This year’s festival will take place at Launchpad, a community space in Crown Heights.

The dramatic feature The People You Know will open the festival. This directorial debut by Elizabeth Spear of Austin, Texas, explores how a weekend with old friends might change relationships forever. The film was shot on the modest budget of $12,000.

Also featured will be The Big Bad, by New York City writer-producer Jessi Gotta. This horror feature tells the story of a broken woman obsessed with revenge who is desperately searching for the monster who destroyed her family when she unexpectedly finds herself in a surreal and frightening world.

Closing the festival is the comedy feature Knight Knight by British filmmaker Christina Bucher. Two saddle-sore knights go on a quest for love, adventure and comfortable underwear.

The festival will also feature many short films by New York City-based filmmakers as well as filmmakers from around the globe. Some local highlights include the world premiere sci-fi short, Passengers of 7D, by Brooklyn filmmaker Sharifa Williams, and the compelling short documentary Living with Tommy, about a young boy living with a rare condition, by Staten Island filmmaker Aubrey Carp.

The festival program will include a social media marketing workshop by producer Amy Greenlaw of FilmPOP! Brooklyn filmmaker Leah Meyerhoff will discuss how to transition from making short films to features.
A brunch and awards ceremony are also scheduled to take place.

Films are “in competition” and the audience will vote for best feature and best short, spanning all genres.

March 2, 2012 - 12:10pm


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