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“The city’s best independent film showcase”
—The New Yorker

“Best Film Festival in New York”
—The Village Voice

“Brooklyn’s most vital showcase for essential new indie cinema
—Time Out New York

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PAST EVENTS
Film
Opening Night: Little Men
 

Ira Sachs (Love is Strange) explores youth, friendship, and gentrification in modern-day Brooklyn.

Wed, Jun 15, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Closing Night: Dark Night
 

BAMcinemaFest alum Tim Sutton (Memphis) returns with a haunting look at American violence.

Sat, Jun 25, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Centerpiece: Wiener-Dog
 

Ellen Burstyn and Greta Gerwig star in the latest comedy by Todd Solondz (Happiness).

Fri, Jun 17, 2016
NY premiere
 
 
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Film
Spotlight: In a Valley of Violence
 

Ethan Hawke and John Travolta star in Ti West’s gonzo take on the revenge Western.

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Spotlight: Joshy
 

The engagement is off but the bachelor party goes on in this comedy about male bonding.

Wed, Jun 22, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Suited
 

This documentary spotlights a Brooklyn tailoring company catering to gender nonconforming clientele.

Thu, Jun 16, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Film
The Alchemist Cookbook + The Puppet Man
 

An unstable outcast is in pursuit of gold in the Michigan backwoods in Joel Potrykus’ genre-bender.

Thu, Jun 16, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Author: The JT LeRoy Story
 

This documentary unravels one of the biggest controversies in recent American literature.

Fri, Jun 17, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Little Sister + Chekhov
 

An ex-goth-girl-turned-nun returns to her childhood home in Zach Clark’s oddball fifth feature.

Fri, Jun 17, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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A Stray + Bisonhead
 

A gritty, beautifully shot portrait of Minneapolis’ Somali immigrant community.

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Kate Plays Christine
 

This Sundance Award winner explores the televised suicide of newscaster Christine Chubbuck.

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Goat
 

Nick Jonas makes his film breakthrough in this unflinching indictment of frat-culture brutality.

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Another Evil + Jack
 

Silicon Valley writer Carson Mell examines pests of the paranormal and human variety.

Sat, Jun 18, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Fraud + A Meaning Full Life
 

Home videos are reedited into a provocative new narrative in this found-footage film.

Sun, Jun 19, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
 

Master filmmaker Herzog sets his sights on the Internet and its implications for humankind.

Sun, Jun 19, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Slash
 

This portrait of adolescence follows a 15-year-old writer of erotic sci-fi and fantasy.

Sun, Jun 19, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Spa Night
 

A Korean-American teenager discovers his sexuality in this Sundance Award-winning drama.

Mon, Jun 20, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Newtown
 

This documentary captures the reverberations of grief in the aftermath of Sandy Hook.

Tue, Jun 21, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Radio Dreams
 

An Iranian radio producer awaits the arrival of Metallica in this award-winning comedy.

Wed, Jun 22, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Shorts Program
 

BAMcinemaFest presents a collection of five innovative new shorts.

Wed, Jun 22, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
The Childhood of a Leader
 

Brady Corbet’s directorial debut charts the stirrings of totalitarianism in the wake of World War I.

Thu, Jun 23, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Morris from America
 

Chad Hartigan’s Sundance award-winner is a delightfully original take on finding your voice.

Fri, Jun 24, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
The Love Witch
 

Anna Biller’s tale about a love-starved, murderous witch is wicked feminist fun.

Fri, Jun 24, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
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Film
Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell + Streetwise
 

Two portraits of drug addiction and poverty by Martin Bell and Mary Ellen Mark.

Sat, Jun 25, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
collective:unconscious + Woman in Deep
 

Five directors adapt each other’s dreams for the big screen in this ambitious omnibus film.

Sun, Jun 26, 2016
NY PREMIERE
 
 
Film
A Woman, A Part
 

A TV star (Maggie Siff) moves from LA to New York to escape her wildly popular screen persona.

Sun, Jun 26, 2016
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
 
 
Film
Outdoor Screening: Kiki
 

An empowering tribute to New York City’s most exciting young voguers.

Thu, Jun 23, 2016
Sneak Preview
 
 
Free
Film
Last Night at the Alamo
 

A lost classic of American independent cinema reemerges thanks to this new restoration.

Tue, Jun 21, 2016
NEWLY RESTORED
 
 
 
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