8th Annual Queens World Film Festival Expands to Two Weeks

The 8th Annual Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) returns to the Museum of the Moving Image and Kaufman Astoria Studios for an expanded 2 week run March 15 – 25, 2018.  Submissions opened July 15, 2017 and will remain open through Dec. 10, 2017. We have heard from Germany, Columbia, South Africa, Seattle, Brooklyn, Bronx and Astoria. These […]
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QWFF: Bluebeard explores limits of intimacy in relationships

Bluebeard was one of the films that screened at the “Cheaters” block at the 2017 Queens World Film Festival. Here is a synopsis of the film: BLUEBEARD is a modern adaptation of the French fairy tale with the same name, and follows one night with a woman who has recently moved into the home of […]
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Room Service: What happens when friends are attracted to each other

Room Service was one of the films that screened at the “Cheaters” block at the 2017 Queens World Film Festival. Here is a synopsis of the film: Two life-long friends spend the night together for the first time. After the screening, we caught up with writer and lead actor, Bryce McLeay. Here’s what he had to say […]
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QWFF: Q&A with Blake Rice of To Whom It May Concern

To Whom It May Concern, a short narrative was screened at The Museum of the Moving Image on Sunday afternoon as part of the Cheaters thematic block. Here is the movie description: “At a chic Manhattan gallery opening, a young woman is startled to discover she bears an alarming resemblance to the subject of the photographs […]
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Potuk: Artists, homeless inspired making of BUTTERFLY

BUTTERFLY was one of the films that screened at the “Begin Again” block at the 2017 Queens World Film Festival. Here is a synopsis of the film: The story is about an artist who befriends a down-on-his-luck man in the park. It has echoes of both scriptures and fairy/folk tales. But the main message of […]
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