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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"The intellectual and aesthetic rigor with which the films were programmed was quite impressive."
Farzin Farzaneh

"Queens World creates an abundance of opportunities for filmmakers to meet and champion each other.”
Christina Raia

“Fantastic festival where film and filmmakers are celebrated.”
Fred Guerrier

"I met so many new filmmaker friends, saw fantastic movies and learned about how to promote and talk about film."
Eva Depoorter

"QWFF showcases true independence in cinema. You will never feel rushed, lost, or as if you've fallen through the cracks."
Brian Smolensky

“Our film was given a special award by the festival jury. This prize is incredibly dear to us because it awards the essence of why we wanted to tell this story and make this film.”
Stefanie Plattner & Eva Vonk

"QWFF held our work in high regards, showed us great respect as artists and worked hard to ensure that the screening was a celebration of our efforts."
Shauntay Cherry

“Thank you so much for an amazing experience at QWFF and for the invaluable validation and support of me as a filmmaker.”
Orges Bakalli

“I'm proud to be from Queens and to be part of the indie film movement that is thriving in the borough, in part thanks to the work they are doing with QWFF."
Adam Schartoff, Programmer & Host of Filmwax Radio

"So happy we did this festival! A total gem in the heart of Queens.”
Anne de Mare

"My experience at the Queens World inspired me as a filmmaker to go beyond the ambitions of the norm. It really is the one true film festival of Queens."
Benjamin Tran

"Much praise is due to the extraordinary festival team of Katha and Don for crafting a truly memorable experience for film enthusiasts in such spectacular venues as Kaufman Astoria Studios and Museum of the Moving Image.”
Camille Wainer

“I will recommend this festival to filmmakers and film enthusiasts and I hope to be involved with a film that screens there again soon!"
Rosie Nakamura

"The Queens World Film Festival shows an amount of love for film makers which is unrivaled."
Faiyaz Jafri

"Your attention to detail, style and class really sets your festival apart allowing for a very impressive, and unforgettable film festival experience.”
Jon Sajetowski

“Your experience with QWFF will make you proud that you’re a filmmaker, because they acknowledge and respect all the time and effort you invested in your project.”
Philip Curcuru

"An atmosphere where filmmakers of all types can come together, learn from each other and expand their networks. QWFF is not a festival to miss!"
Andrew Cannizzaro

"There was a real spirit of cooperation, sharing and support instead of competition. It was one of the best nights of my life!"
Patricia Sheh

"Providing an effective channel for artists' ideas and ambitions and giving them the confidence and perspective they need to move on and up."
Devereux Milburn

"The communication, support, and level of professionalism before, during and after the festival was truly remarkable."
Justin K. Staley

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