Jackson Heights Film Festival- Sept 18th- 20th Opening Reception

Posted on September 17, 2008. Filed under: Entertainment, Free, Jackson Heights |

Don’t miss the chance to explore talent at its greatest in your favorite boro’. The Jackson Heights Film Festival  begins Thursday September 18th with an opening reception at 7pm and film screening at 8pm for $10. This is a great opportunity to screen many short and feature length international films that explore the depths of cultural and political issues. Films from Pakistan, Colombia, Burundi, US and France are just a few countries represented in the festival. If you don’t have the money to attend the opening reception- there will be a free screening Saturday 20th 6-7  — YGallery Presents a video installation curated by Blanca de la Torre and Cecilia Jurado (40 min).— Cecilia Jurado is the curator for LIC’s Dean Project art gallery with ongoing exhibitions.

And after you’ve seen a film- hop on over to your favorite local restaurant for Queens Restaurant Week to grab some grub. Check for special 2 for one ($35) offers at selected venues.

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