Friday, February 24, 2012

JH Hosts 2nd QUEENS WORLD Film Fest

The 2nd Annual Queens World Film Festival

MARCH 1-4 2012

Screening challenging films from around the world

and around the corner

Queens World Film Festival 2

announces it will again showcase over 127 unique, creative, outstanding films from Bangladesh, Iran, Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, South Africa, Norway, Canada, Australia, Los Angeles, Colorado, Missouri, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Hyde Park, and

local filmmakers right here in Astoria, Forest Hills

and Jackson Heights!

March 1, 2012 from 6 to 9

QWFF will launch at the

Museum of the Moving Image

with a meet and greet After Party at Studio Square

More Info: about attending the films, festivities & panels!

March 2 thru 4 - QWFF will utilize 3 locations that are accessible to EVERYTHING:

The Jackson Heights Cinema

(82nd and Roosevelt Ave)

The Renaissance Charter School

(81st street and 37th Ave)

and PS 69

(77th Street and 37th Ave)

some upcoming events and highlights at this year's event include:


from 5:30 to 7:30

you can enjoy


at Armondo's

which includes 4 courses and tickets to the show

at PS 69 at 8pm


'Model Rules' - Meet Marlyn Mason!

who starred in The Trouble with Girls

with Elvis Presley & appeared in over 80 TV shows

She is now making films at 72 years old that challenge aging

and the elder image

This OLD SPICE BLOCK is FREE to Senior Citizens!

Saturday at 11:30 am Renaissance Charter


BLOCK programming of films focus on common themes,

for example:


Quirky Short Stack (Off beat short program)

Unflinching Looks (Documentaries)

Love and Other Dangerous Games (shorts w/ a twisted heart)

Old Spice (Shorts for Seniors)

Tough Stuff (Tough subject matter, not for the faint of heart)

Mostly By Youth, Mostly For Youth


You will not have to travel far to see

international films

and meet up & coming filmmakers

THANK YOU! to our Official Sponsors!

Amalgamated Bank, Stella Artois, Gold Coast Studios, Duart and Prudential Insurance...

plus generous support from local Jackson Heights businesses:

Realtor Dan Karatzas - Ultima Floral - Jahn's - Table Wine - Armondo's - Espresso 77 - Limoncello - Jim Morgo

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