FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

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2022 BFF's Best Animation gets Nominated for a 2023 Oscar

"My Year of Dicks", BFF 2022's Best Animation Winner, gets nominated for a 2023 Academy Award - Short Film (Animated) - Congrats to Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon!


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2023 Brooklyn Film Festival

The 26th BFF will run from June 2 through 11. The festival will present about 150 films in competition. On June 11, BFF will announce the award winners.


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2023 Film Submissions. Deadlines.

Late Deadline will be on February 25. And the Extended (final) Deadline will be on March 13. Click on this box to start the submission process.


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10 Days of Local and International Films

Every year the festival presents about 150 projects over the course of ten days. The films play both at physical venues and online. Submissions come from all over the World. The selected films play in competition. The winners, besides the BFF Certificate, take at home collectively $50,000 in prizes (cash, products, services). Click for Awards Breakdown.


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BFF ranks as a Top 100 Best Reviewed Festival on FilmFreeway

According to reviews from real FilmFreeway users, BFF ranks in the top 1% out of more than 12,000 film festivals around the world.


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Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

Brooklyn Film Festival is a proud 2023 Canadian Screen Awards Qualifying Festival.


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MovieMaker's "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee"

Brooklyn Film Festival has been selected by MovieMaker as one of the "50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee".


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Press Releases and Media Coverage

Check Press Releases and Media Coverage of the last few years...


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check fest pics

Archival Images on Display. Opening and Closing Nights. Filmmaker Parties from the 2010 festival onwards.