The Astoria Film Festival in Astoria NY produces an annual film festival and various local screenings, that highlight shorts and web series, created by the many talented emerging filmmakers in Astoria, NY and from around the world, with a focus on social justice and on bringing attention to under-represented filmmakers.

Astoria Film Festival is a 501c3 non-profit company that also provides film & media arts education and outreach, designed to teach students from historically-underrepresented communities, the art, craft, and process of making media and film, while also helping build a strong connection between classrooms and careers in the film, television, and digital media industry.

Additionally, Astoria Film Festival supports local emerging filmmakers via free screenings, meetups, production assistance, and workshops.

Next Event:

The 2020 Festival will take place MAY 15-17 in the ZUKOR THEATER in the famed Kaufman Astoria Studios.  Submit films from OCTOBER 1 2019-March 1, 2020 on FILM FREEWAY.COM