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The 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival.
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2016 will mark the 6th Anniversary of the Lower East Side Film Festival. We specialize in independent films from around the world, industry panels, and unique special events that create an unparalleled experience for both the filmmaker and the audience. Approachable, easy to navigate, and fun, like the Lower East Side itself, the Lower East Side Film Festival is absolutely for everyone!

 

 
 

THE LATEST

LESFF welcomes Ethan Hawke to the 2016 Festival Jury. 

Also joining this year's jury and “Straight Outta Compton” casting director Cindy Tolan, Steve Farneth of Cinetic Media and Raul Castillo of the HBO series “Looking”. More judges will be announced soon!
 

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Join us for the midnight screening of TMNT II: The Secret of the Ooze.

LESFF will host a special Midnight Screening of the cult classic from 1991 at Sunshine Cinema on Friday, June 10th! Free booze, miles and mile of pizza, and special guests!! Cowabunga, dude!
 

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LESFF announces Opening Night Film, "Art of the Prank"

Joey Skaggs is one of America’s greatest living satirists. When he decides to pull off the most demanding hoax of his career, filmmaker Andrea Marini gets a unique view into the mind of this most unconventional man.

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