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BEST REVIEWED FESTIVAL!
QWFF is in the top 100 best reviewed festivals currently open on FilmFreeway!
2019 SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN!
Submissions for the 2019 edition are open! Submit your film now! Film Lineup will be announced in January.
2019 QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
Dates for 9th Annual Queens World Film Festival announced: March 21-31, 2019. The festival will return to the prestigious Museum of the Moving Image and the Historic Kaufman Astoria Studios Zukor Theater for 11 days of the best of Indie films from around the world and around the corner.
2018 WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The list of the 2018 WINNERS is here!
2018 FILM LINEUP
The 2018 edition screened 180 films from around the world and around the corner. Check out all of the film descriptions and watch their trailers.
LATEST PRESS COVERAGE: NBC New York
Katha Cato, executive director of the Queens World Film Festival, and Daniel Maldonado, director of the film “H.O.M.E.,” sit down with John Chandler.
GREETINGS FROM NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO
We are grateful for the support of our Governor and look forward to welcoming him to an upcoming event. Read the Governor's Letter here.
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At the heart of the festival is a growing number of community members, filmmakers, artists and others who have stepped forward to help bring indie films, media arts programs and professional development to diverse and inclusive audiences.
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KODAK PRODUCT PRIZE FOR BEST PICTURE SHOT ON FILM
Thanks to Eastman Kodak Company we are announcing the Kodak Product Prize for Best Motion Picture Shot on Film. We will nominate three motion pictures shot on film from this year's submissions, of any genre and any length and Kodak will select the winner which will be announced on closing night at our Award Ceremony at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
FESTIVAL ALUMNI SUCCESS STORIES
We’ve reached out to various alumni over the history of the Festival. Here are just a few updates on what some of the QWFF's Alumni have achieved since playing at QWFF.
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Screening Challenging and Exciting Film From Around the World and Around the Corner.