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With over 91 films, plus panels and workshops, The Winter Film Awards is having a jam packed tenth anniversary. Running September 23 to October 2, 2021 at NYC’s Cinema Village (22 E. 12th street), the Winter Film Awards includes 13 Animated films, 15 Documentaries, 6 Feature narratives, 16 Horror films, 10 Music Videos, 22 Narrative shorts and 5 Web series.
Festival highlights include:
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24– the Festival opens with screenings of the feature length gonzo animated musical film Death of a Rockstar and the funky Brazilian mystical cowboy film Jesus Kid.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25 / DOCUMENTARY DAY– a full day showcasing documentary shorts and features covering a wide variety of topics, including Last Call – the story of the impact of COVID-19 on the NYC hospitality industry, A Wicked Eden which focuses on women online fetish porn creators, I’m an Electric Lampshade – an offbeat heartwarming portrait of the world’s least likely rock star, More than Miyagi – a painfully revealing biography of Pat Morita and This Beautiful Journey – a rustic and personal journey through India.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26 / BLOODY SUNDAY HORROR DAY– a full day showcasing the most frightening indie films from around the world, including films from Canada, Germany, Greece, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, Sweden and the US.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27– Screening of 11 mixed short films and feature-film Spirit Quest, a story of two friends on a hallucinogenic mushroom trip
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 28– Screening of 10 mixed short films and feature-film Touch, a romantic love story between a married Caucasian woman living in China and a blind masseur.
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 29– Screening of 8 mixed short films and the feature film Since August, the story of a recovering drug addict confronting her demons, told in American Sign Language.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 30– Screening of 9 mixed short films and feature film Mister Sister, a truly NYC story of a drag MC learning courage from the caring LGBTQ community and pursuing his dreams.
Winter Film Awards is an all-volunteer, minority and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 in New York City by a group of filmmakers and enthusiasts with the goal of presenting unique films to audiences.
To learn more, go to: https://winterfilmawards.com/wfa2021/
Winter Film Awards International Film FestivalSeptember 23 - October 2, 2021
Cinema Village22 East 12th StreetNew York, NY 10003
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