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21.05.2020 - Article

Brooklyn Film Festival goes virtual for its 23rd Edition: TURNING POINT more than 140 Independent Films viewable for free from May 29-June 7, 2020.

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Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF), New York City’s longest running international-competitive film festival, stands together with all New Yorkers to flatten the curve and stop the spread of COVID-19, announcing that its 23rd edition, themed TURNING POINT, will go on in the form of a virtual festival with its full film lineup of more than 140 films viewable for free from May 29 through June 7, 2020.

BFF will also organize parallel live events such as filmmaker introductions and Q&A sessions on the BFF website, Facebook and other social media.

This year the festival presents two German feature films as well as one short and two experimental films.

Feature Films

SNAELAND
Dir: Lise Raven, United States, Germany, Iceland, 75 min, 2019, Narrative Feature (accompanying Q&As with the filmmakers)
Set in Iceland and Berlin, this slow burn neo-noir focuses on a disgraced journalist and a story that could revive his career…

ZORO'S SOLO
Dir: Martin Busker, Germany, 90 min, 2019, Narrative Feature (accompanying Q&As with the filmmakers)
A 13-year-old refugee from Afghanistan living in an emergency shelter in Germany joins a Christian boys' choir to save his father who was left stranded…

Short Films

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Dir: Mark Kuhlmann, Germany, 12 min, 2020, Narrative Short
When Lars (13) gets further and further behind in the initially still funny duel with his brother Kai (11) and thus also threatens to lose the love of his ...

Experimental Films

PURPLE VIDEO, THE
Dir: Halina Kliem, Germany, United States, 4 min, 2019, Experimental

Loop or closing credits? Set in Los Angeles, The Purple Video explores the themes of hope, love, social politics and sexuality through a female narrative…

SWEETER THAN LIFE
Dir: Caroline Schwarz, Germany, 4 min, 2019, Experimental
A Lunchbreak Year 2222…

All festival films will play for free via BFF’s website for the whole duration of the festival, but viewers must first open a free account and can begin to pre-register starting today on the BFF website

The video server will be hosted by Vimeo. Audience voting will be limited to one vote per account.

More Information at: BFF

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