PRESS Press 2020

Greenpoint Film Festival to Host a Drive-In Edition for their 9th Annual Event

Greenpoint Film Festival is set to return for its 9th annual event with a drive-in edition, running through August 1-9, 2020 at the parking lot on Meserole Ave. and Jewel, hosted by Broadway Stages, and The Foundry LIC.

Drive-in movie theater-going has become a renewed staple during the coronavirus pandemic and the Greenpoint Film Festival has worked tirelessly to keep the film festival experience alive and bring together the community in a safe and controlled environment. The 8-day event will showcase 8 feature films and 27 short films, each in competition, Special Guest Speakers, and “Social Distancing” Gatherings that wholly abide by state and city health stipulations.

The line-up includes an opening night screening of the official Chuck Berry documentary “Chuck Berry,” the World Premiere of “before/during/after” written by and starring Orange Is the New Black’s Finnerty Steeves, NYC isolation feature “Locked Alone,” the U.S. premiere of wild grizzlies documentary “Bearlike”, feature documentary “Microplastic Madness” that follows Brooklyn kids as they face the global plastic pollution crisis, and the short film “American Marriage” from Academy Award-winning Call Me By Your Name writer James Ivory. The full program may be viewed on the Greenpoint Film Festival website.

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