Greenpoint Film Festival 2014 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

Woven Spaces, Inc. Presents the

Fourth Annual Greenpoint Film Festival
Sept. 18
th-21st, 2014
Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Announcing the 2014 Greenpoint Film Festival, from September 18 through 21 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, with four days of curated and competitive programs. Most screenings will be held at the Wythe Hotel Screening Room, at 80 Wythe Ave.

The exciting schedule of shorts and feature-length films was chosen by a panel of six judges from a competitive field of over 200 submissions in four categories: Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, and Animation.

The festival kicks off September 18th with Brooklyn Unemployed by James Arrabito, the Winning Narrative Feature, a slice of reality about making it in New York as told by members of our local creative community, as well as Noah Shulman’s Confluence, a mesmerizing array of images from the microscopic world and this year’s winning Experimental Short. Katie Damien’s My Toxic Backyard, winner of Best Documentary Feature, opens Program I on Friday, followed by a fabulous lineup of archival and current films about Greenpoint, North Brooklyn and Newtown Creek. Friday’s Program II culminates with Magnus: A Spring Day, winner of Best Documentary Short.

Saturday includes a diversity of films from across the world:  England, Australia, Japan, and Winning Narrative Short Les Papillions Noirs, by French director Antoine Blanchet.   The David Lynch Foundation curates Program I on Sunday, not to be missed. Program II, “Community,” features the work of one community member, or member’s recommendation. This year, the festival is happy to present outerspace innerborough (unisphere@50), directed by Seth Fein.

Tickets can be purchased online and at the door. Check out the schedule at for detailed information and film synopses.We look forward to seeing you there!

The Greenpoint Film Festival is produced by Woven Spaces, Inc, a Brooklyn-based non-profit arts organization designed to create art/community projects. The festival is inspired by the regenerative opportunities in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, once labeled one of the most polluted places in the United States. The themes of renewal and reclamation continue to play a major role in the social and creative fabric of the Greenpoint Film Festival as it constantly expands into a platform for new thinking, as well as a showcase for great art and great film.