PRESS Press 2020

Greenpoint Film Festival heads to the drive-in for its 9th edition

The coronavirus has forced festivals of all types to find new ways to deliver the festival experience to their audiences. The most popular way has been to go virtual in some fashion. Obviously, there are pros and cons to going this direction, but it seems to be the best idea based on today’s technology. For film fests, another solution has arrived thanks to the resurgence of the drive-in theater.

The Greenpoint Film Festival started in 2011. The fest is an opportunity for smaller filmmakers to have their voices heard. It also spotlights the Greenpoint neighborhood in North Brooklyn. The ninth annual Greenpoint Film Festival will go to a drive-in format. The eight day event will showcase thirty-five films. For local residents that do not have their own cars, stationary cars will be at the event.

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