Press Releases

Live Coverage of the 6th Annual Bushwick Collective Party Featuring Busta Rhymes, Foxy Brown, and Cam’ron Will be Provided by the Buswick Film Festival

06/02/2017

BROOKLYN, June 2, 2017 – The Bushwick Film Festival and the Bushwick Collective announced today that live coverage of the 6th Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party will be produced by the BFF and available to watch on Facebook Live! […]

The Bushwick Film Festival Announces Monthly Short Film Screening Series at Guadalupe Inn Restaurant in Bushwick Starting Tonight, May 16, 2017

05/15/2017

BROOKLYN, May 15, 2017 – The Bushwick Film Festival is gearing up for its tenth anniversary and has partnered with Guadalupe Inn in Bushwick to host a monthly short film screening series. This series will feature a collection of the best short films from the festival’s archives, alongside some of the best Mexican cuisine that Bushwick has to offer[…]

The Bushwick Film Festival Celebrates Its Milestone 10 Year Anniversary on October 12-15

02/09/2017

BROOKLYN, February 9, 2017 – From October 12-15, 2017, the Bushwick Film Festival will celebrate its milestone 10 year anniversary, marking a decade of bringing independent stories to audiences from all walks of life. […]

2016 BFF Award Winners Announced and Festival Photos Posted!

10/07/2016

BROOKLYN, October 7, 2016 – Last weekend the 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) opened at the House of Yes with a glitter-studded red carpet, live performers, stilt walkers, and a sold-out screening of I Am Gangster![…]

World Premiere of Vegan-Friendly LGBTQ Film @ 9th Bushwick Film Fest This Week!

09/26/2016

BROOKLYN, September 26, 2016 – The 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) announces the world premiere of You Can’t Escape Lithuania. The Vegan-Friendly LGBTQ Feature Film will screen at the new Bushwick movie theater, Syndicated, on Friday, September 30th, at 7pm. […]

Tribeca Film Institute® Partners with The 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

09/22/2016

BROOKLYN, September 22, 2016 – Today the Bushwick Film Festival announced a partnership with Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) for the 2016 festival. Both organizations are driven by their support and celebration of independent filmmakers, and this joint effort will serve to further inspire the talents of the indie film community.[…]

Before The Curtain: Conversation With Ira Sachs TONIGHT

09/28/2016

BROOKLYN, September 28, 2016 – Festival Director Kweighbaye Kotee will sit down with Ira Sachs, a humanistic director who thoroughly explores themes such as gay identity, class inequality and gentrification, to discuss the evolution of his career.[…]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams Welcomes the 2016 Bushwick Film Festival Filmmakers at Borough Hall

08/08/2016

BROOKLYN, August 8, 2016 – This Thursday, August 11, 2016, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, in partnership with Bushwick Film Festival (BFF), will host its annual, invitation-only, Filmmaker Welcoming Ceremony to announce all 2016 accepted films, thank festival sponsors and celebrate festival participants.[…]

Interview With Academy Award Nominee and Emmy Winner Sam Pollard

07/08/2016

BROOKLYN, July 8, 2016 – We spoke with Sam Pollard about Jesse Williams, Black Lives Matter, Spike Lee and much more…[…]

This Friday – Bushwick Film Fest Opens Summer Screening Series @ Brooklyn Fire Proof!

07/05/2016

BROOKLYN, July 5, 2016 – On Friday, July 8th from 8:00pm – 10:00pm, The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) will be screening a collection of films titled, “The Best of The Bushwick Film Festival,” as a part of the Brooklyn Fire Proof Summer Screening Series.[…]

Last Call to Submit (Early) to the 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

06/14/2016

BROOKLYN, June 14, 2016 – The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) announces its last call for submissions to the 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival – Deadline: June 15, 2016; Late: June 30.[…]

LGBTQ Spotlight: Screening and panel next week at BRIC FLIX with leading voices for gay and transgender equality

05/20/2016

BROOKLYN, May 20, 2016 – Screening and panel next week at BRIC FLIX with leading voices for gay and transgender equality[…]

Bushwick Film Festival Announces Spring Filmmaker Workshop Series and 2016 Calendar

04/06/2016

BROOKLYN, April 6, 2016 – The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) is excited to announce registration is now open for its Spring Filmmakers Workshop Series! The series kicks off with The Perfect Pitch, taught by the award-winning screenwriter Jacob Krueger on Tuesday, April 12 at 7pm.[…]

Submissions to the 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival are now open!

03/08/2016

BROOKLYN, March 8, 2016 – The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) announces its call for submission for the 9th Annual Bushwick Film Festival scheduled from September 29 to October 2, 2016 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Important Deadlines are as follows: Early Bird, April 15; Regular, June 15; Late, June 30.[…]

8th Bushwick Film Festival wowed audiences, and attracted the industry’s best!

10/19/2015

Brooklyn, NY (October 1, 2015) – The 8th Annual Bushwick Film Festival (BFF), presented by Slate Property Group and Sebastian Printing, once again wowed audiences, inspired filmmakers and attracted the industry’s best! The 40-event festival kicked off with a hugely successful Opening Night screening of the Festival’s winning Feature Narrative film Wallabout (NYC) directed by Eric McGinty.[…]

8th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Opens TONIGHT

10/1/2015

The 8th Annual Bushwick Film Festival kicks off tonight at 6:30pm with a red carpet reception at LightSpace Studios. The evening will be catered by our sponsor Amaranto Mexican Restaurant and drinks provided by Smuttynose Brewing Company and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale.[…]

OLD 37 Announces New York City Premiere

09/17/2015

September 17th, 2015 – Fresh off a double win at Montreal ComicCon’s HorrorFest for Best Film
and Best Kill along with Best Feature at HorrorHound, OLD 37 has been selected to premiere in
New York City at the 8th annual Bushwick Film Festival on October 2nd![…]

Brandi Cyrus, Jake Robinson (Carrie Diaries) and Arturo Castro (Broad City) to Attend The 8th Annual Bushwick Film Festival October 1­-4

09/10/2015

Brooklyn, New York (September 10, 2015)– The 8th Annual Bushwick Film Festival (BFF), presented by Slate Property Group, opens on October 1st and runs through October 4th. BFF presents a film festival that views filmmakers as heroic revolutionaries that fight against great odds to tell their stories; screening the works of the most promising, emerging filmmakers of today.[…]

 
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