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IndieWorks Best of the Fest is April 23

(released 4/8/2019)


Six years of IndieWorks is about to wrap. The series mantra is "Discover shorts, Find an Audience, Build local film community."  The free to attend monthly screenings and now this, the Best of the Fest, bring together the creatives of NY in a casual productive environment. Q and A with filmmakers are a staple of the series presentations that run June through March. Each month, a film is given a Silver Whiskers award. All Silver Whiskers winners are invited to come back to participate in the Best of the Fest being held April 23 where the focus is celebrating the filmmakers, their work, and possible monetary prizes.

The awards ceremony will include six winners of the night: the top Golden Whiskers Award (Best Picture), category winners of Best Director, Best Ensemble Performance, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and an Audience Choice winner. All will receive monetary prizes from sponsors Seed&Spark and 4milecircus.

The Best of The Fest Line-up (screening order subject to change):

Unwelcome (15:00)(November Winner)
Directed by Ida Theresa Myklebost

Greater Good (8:13) (August Winner)
Directed by Andrea Ashton, Written by Candace Little & Allison Yuen

Goodbye Old Friend (5:58) (October Winner)
Written & Directed by Rafael De Leon Jr.

AmyDee (15:00) (December Winner)
Written & Directed by Amy DePaola

Future Unknown (8:50) (January Winner)
Written & Directed by Makeba L. Ross

-10 minute intermission

Her Being Home (21:00) (June Winner)
Directed by Ellie Gravitte, Written by Sophia Maro

We Were Kids (16:00) (July Winner)
Written & Directed by Adam Taylor

Metamorphosis (8:48) (February Winner)
Written & Directed by Natalie Harris

Adult (12:00) September (Audience) Winner
Directed by Cynthia Silver, Written by Tatienne Hendricks-Tellefsen

Doors open at 6:30p.m.  Step and repeat photos from 6:30p.m. - 7p.m. and after the screenings. The screening begins at 7p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to hang out as long as you like post screening to spark collaboration and support.

IndieWorks was started by Christina Raia in April 2013, currently run by the CongestedCat Productions team, and is hosted by Ricardo Manigat & Latresa Baker.

IndieWorks screens at The Local, 13-02 44th Avenue in Long Island City.



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