2020 SEASON CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN! The festival that all New Yorkers are talking about is back for its 3rd year with over $50,000 in prizes by some of the top industry leaders in the world.

As mentioned in New York Magazine, the Bowery Film Festival provides “great opportunities for aspiring filmmakers to network and establish street cred over booze – with radical lineups and local flavors.” HoneySuckle Magazine agrees “an incredible night of groundbreaking, heartbreaking, and hilarious films remaining true to its Bowery roots and foraging ahead in new territory exactly what the festival’s namesake neighborhood is known for.”  Finally, NY1’s Emmy-Award winning reporter Cheryl Wills notes, the “Bowery Film Festival is hot on movies that are adventurous and have shock value.” Make no mistake about it, our ultimate mission is to bring about a cinematic revolution unseen since the 70’s, striving to discover bold, radical and diverse filmmakers from around the world creating raw, gritty, funny, socially relevant and bombastic works in one of the most culturally rich and progressive neighborhoods in NYC. From no budget to big budget, just blow our minds!

BFF hosts live screening events with panel discussions and filmmaker Q&As in movie theaters, gallery spaces, museums, underground bars, trendy lounges and historical venues on the Bowery along with Q&A with filmmakers and the opportunity to network at our opening night and closing night parties. Prizes are provided by industry leaders Katra Film Series, Canon USA, WriterDuet, The New School, Screenblade, 3636 Studios, International Screenwriters? Association, Roku Channel’s The Music Network and much more.

Submit today and get 20% off entry fees using code BOWERY20

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