Bronx International Film Festival Returns Jan. 22-31!

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The 12th Bronx International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow featuring over 70 films made by both local and international filmmakers. Films made about the Bronx or by Bronxites include:

GRAFSTRACT: The Bronx Street Art Renaissance by Dan Perez. By enlisting the help of some of the world’s top street artists, J. “SinXero” Beltran has made it his mission to legally beautify the Bronx, the birthplace of graffiti, through his TAG Public Arts Project (The Art of Grafstract).
LIKE A BOSS by Bryan Christian. A foolishly heroic guy gets himself into fights against thugs to save innocent people but gets beat up until his ‘kick-ass’ girlfriend come to the rescue.
WRITE WITH ME…by Hannah Leshaw. A woman longs for a songwriting partner but, terrified of the vulnerability inherent in the act of creating, retreats into the safety of her mind.
AMERICAN BEATBOXER: THE DOCU-SERIES 1ST EPISODE by Manavaskar Kublall. From the creators of the award winning documentary American Beatboxer, currently being broadcast on Revolt TV, accepted into the NYU’s Hip Hop Education Center Archive upon its world premiere, the Harvard Hip Hop Archive, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives and most recently the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center Founders Library at Howard University, comes American Beatboxer the Docu-Series. This fresh, compelling, exciting and ground breaking series follows the lives of five beatboxers on their way the finals of the 6th American Beatbox Championships. The cast is ethnically diverse, the talent is phenomenal and the performance are amazing!

The films will be screened at Studio Theatre at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West.

A festival pass for admission to all screenings is only $30. Daily passes are $7. Visit http://bronxfilmfestival.com for film details, trailers and to purchase passes. Follow the festival on http://facebook.com/bronxfilm and http://twitter.com/bronxfilm.

Bronx International Film Festival Starts Tonight!

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The longest running film festival in the Bronx returns this weekend at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theatre and Studio Theatre! I was a film history minor in college and have found that  international films are the ones that stick with me the most for their unique perspectives and ability toprovide insight into a little slice of life  thousands of miles away (my personal favorites are Run Lola Run, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, and M.). Check out below for all the details and films that will be showing:

 

The 11th Bronx International Film Festival will screen short and feature narrative and documentary films from local filmmakers as well as filmmakers from across the US and the world including World, US and New York premieres, November 7 – 9 at Lovinger Theatre and Studio Theatre at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx. Limited quantity of $10 festival passes for the three day festival are now available, daily passes are $5. Visit bronxfilm.com for film details, trailers, schedule and to purchase tickets.

Screenings begin on Friday, November 7 in the Studio Theatre at Lehman College at 5:45 – 9:00 pm with Zack and Addie (USA), Lapsus (France), Bergmans Granchild (Sweden) and Rye Coalition: The Story of the Hard Luck 5 (USA)

Saturday, November 8screenings are in the Lovinger Theatre and Studio Theatre. Lovinger Theatre screenings begin at 1:00 pm – 7:15 with Salbusa (South Korea), Frankie & The Ant (USA), A New You (Australia), Thursday (Spain), Concrete Night (France), Pieces of Boredom (France), Just Living (Canada), Padre & Hijo (Argentina), Joey (Australia), Nighthawks (China), Undressed (UK), Here with Me (UK), Transcending Surgeon (USA), Plan Perfect (USA), Come Back Hailey (USA), Bodies in Irreversible Detriment (USA), Bliss (Bronx), Destiny Jones (Bronx), Hypothetically (USA) and That One Day (Bronx).

Saturday, November 8screening in Studio Theatre open with 1:45 – 9:00 pm with A Russian Fairytale (UK), A Brand New you (Canada), Sound and Chaos: The Story of BC Studio (USA), How Guys’ Thought Ruin Perfect Relationships (USA), Neighborhoods (USA), Jet Pack (USA), Sacha (USA), Love out of Mind (USA), Severo (Brazil), and The Fix (USA)

Sunday, November 9screenings open at 1:00 – 6:00 pm with Sound of Belgium (Belgium), Shotgun (USA), The Last One (Azerbaijan), A Man on the Edge (Australia), Cairo Year Zero, Revolve (UK) and Time Lapse (USA).

The Bronx International Film Festival is the longest running film festival in the Bronx growing from a festival of local and US filmmakers to screening films from every continent adding to our motto “Films from around the corner and around the world”.