Rockaway Film Festival #2

October 17-21st, 2019

323 74th Street, 11692

▱ REMEMBRANCES We lost a number of great filmmakers in the last year. Sown throughout this year’s festival are shorts from some of our favorite late moving-image heroes. We will not forget their legacy of images in power.

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Thursday
,
Oct 17
7:00 pm
Free
SNOWBLINK CONCERT + CHASSÉ
Special music performance and film premiere.
Thursday
,
Oct 17
8:00 pm
Free
SHORTS 1: TRANSIT╱IONAL NEW YORK
These shorts capture modes, moments, and motions of transition in NYC.
Friday
,
Oct 18
7:30 pm
Free
BLOW THE MAN DOWN
by Bridget Savage Cole & Danielle Krudy. Post-screening Q&A with film composer, Brian McOmber.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
11:00 am
Free
LOVER’S WIND (BAADEH SABAH)
by Albert Lamorisse. 1978. 71 min.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
1:00 pm
Free
SHORTS 2: REGULAR OLD GOOFY SHREDDIN’ (TAKE TWO!)
Matt Lily presents another rare VHS skate film from his secret, internet-free, vault.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
3:00 pm
Free
ONE MINUTE FOR ONE IMAGE
by ▱ Agnes Varda. 1983. 26 min.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
3:30 pm
Free
TITIXE
by Tania Hernández Velasco. 2018. 62 min.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
5:30 pm
Free
SHORTS 3: TALK TO ME HOW
Organized by Dessane Lopez Cassell.
Saturday
,
Oct 19
7:30 pm
Free
JEZEBEL
by Numa Perrier. 2019. 88 min.
Sunday
,
Oct 20
11:00 am
Free
A SILENT VOICE
by Naoko Yamada. 2016. 130 min.
Sunday
,
Oct 20
1:30 pm
Free
EMBODYING URBAN COASTAL KNOWLEDGE
Nathan Kensinger and Ben Mendelsohn in person.
Sunday
,
Oct 20
4:30 pm
Free
SHORTS 4: FEMALE BODIES & BRIDGES
Portraits of/from Barbara Hammer and Carolee Schneemann — legendary amplifiers of the female voice in the NYC avant-garde scene.
Sunday
,
Oct 20
6:00 pm
Free
SHORTS 5: ANIMATED FICTIONS
Flesh and costumes. Light and line. Conflict and cultivation. This program of contemporary and retrospective independent animation ponders: what makes an image, what forms an identity?
Sunday
,
Oct 20
8:00 pm
Free
INITIALS S.G.
by Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia. 2019. 93 min.
Monday
,
Oct 21
6:00 pm
Free
GREETINGS FROM FREE FORESTS
by Ian Soroka. 2018. 98 min.
Monday
,
Oct 21
8:00 pm
Free
MIDNIGHT FAMILY
by Luke Lorentzen. 2019. 90 min.

Our Sponsors

Blundstone
Rockaway Brewing Co.
Istic Illic Pictures
NYC Ferry
The Rockaway Times
The Rockaway Hotel
Super Burrito
Queens Council On The Arts
Flushing Town Hall
Far Rockaway Arverne Nonprofit Coalition
Citizens Committee for New York City
BjornQorn
 Local Office Landscape and Urban Design
 Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy