New York City has been one of the most heavily-used locations in the world when it comes to movies, with directors from across the globe using its stunning architecture, urban vibrancy, and accommodating tax incentives to make their visions come to life. It makes sense, then, that so many movies enjoy their world premieres here, not just at red carpet gala events, but at the many amazing film festivals put on throughout the city.
The Tribeca Film Institute successfully launched the First Annual Tribeca Film Festival in 2002. Created by Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, the mission of the Tribeca Film Festival is to enable the international film community and the general public to experience the power of ...Tribeca and Vicinity
2019 Season has concluded. We look forward to picnicing in the park in 2020! Outdoor movies in Bryant Park has become an NYC institution. Think drive-in for sophisticated picnickers and you’ll begin to get the idea. Veterans know the drill: Secure your gourmet deli food and ...West 40th Street (Sixth Avenue)
Rooftop Films is one of the premiere venues, in New York City and beyond, for new, underground and independent short films and underexposed feature films. Movies come from around the globe, and include both world premieres and festival award-winners. Since 2002, Rooftop has scree...232 Third Street, Studio E103
As New York City's premier LGBT film organization, NewFest empowers, educates, entertains, and provokes the culturally rich and diverse communities of the greater metropolitan region. Through our annual film festival and year-round programming, NewFest showcases international, US...68 Jay St
In 2009, the New York Anime Festival will be held from September 25-27 at the Javits Center. The New York Anime Festival is an annual anime convention held at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan. It features exclusive and extensive anime screenings, guests from Ame...Jacob Javits Center
The annual kid-centric celebration from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, featuring films for kids ages 2-13 from all around the world at the BAM Rose Cinema. Many films enjoy their world premiere at the BAMkids Film Festival, and the festival attracts some of the most cutting-edge ...30 Lafayette Ave
After more than fifteen years, the New York Independent Film And Video Festival has become one of the biggest festivals for independent films in the world, attraction hundreds of productions from around the globe to the Village East Cinema. While the Los Angeles branch of the fes...181 2nd Avenue (E. 12th Street)
The Havana Film Festival is the epicenter of Latin cinema on the east coast, with scores of films from South America, panels, and activities for the kids!
America's largest and most recognized genre film festival focusing solely on Horror and Science Fiction. Each year the NYCHFF celebrates both the horror classics we grew up with and the new horror films & filmmakers who created them. the NYCHFF fills the city with special screeni...Tribeca Cinemas
In 2009, the New York Asian Film Festival will be held from June 19 to July 5. Launched in 2002, Subway Cinema's New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is America's leading and most influential showcase for popular Asian cinema. Each year, the Festival selects over 40 feature fi...IFC Center & Japan Society
The Big Apple Film Society's annual film festival takes place annually at the world famous Tribeca Cinemas and screens a variety of specially selected film from the New York City independent film community, as well as additional selections from across the country and around the ...Tribeca Cinemas