The Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) brings exceptional local and international film to a wide audience in central Brooklyn. The festival showcases a curated selection of feature length and short narratives, animations, documentaries, cross-disciplinary/experimental films and films made for or by children. CHFF’s mission is to provide a voice and opportunities for underrepresented filmmakers, to foster cross-arts collaboration, and to provide a social forum for filmmakers, Central Brooklyn residents, and the wider arts community.
CHFF 2012 Season:
The 2012 festival season runs Tuesday, October 30 through Saturday, November 10. Over seventy films will be screened at FiveMyles, FreeCandy,The Candy Rush and 739 Franklin. The festival includes live post-show music performances, filmmakers meet-ups, workshops for youth, video art installations, and closing festivities. Selected filmmakers will be invited to participate in Q&A sessions with the audience.
CHFF will present a "Best of Festival" award selected from all of the films showcased, as well as awards for each film category. Every year, a different artist is invited to design and create the awards as collectable artworks. This year’s selected artist is Paul Kaiser. Winning fims will be re-screened and awards presented as part of Closing Festivities Day on Saturday, November 10, at FiveMyles.