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Friday, March 13, 2009


The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) returns to NYC for an exciting lineup of independent films and special events taking place March 19th-26th in Manhattan and will showcase a diverse range of features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe.

NYIIFVF begins its celebrations along with The New York International Art Festival (NYIAF) with a film/art market and opening night networking party at BLVD/Boulevard (199 Bowery at Spring St., NYC, NY) on Thursday, March 19th from 6pm-10pm.
Film screenings are Friday, March 20th through March 26th and will take place on 2 screens exclusively at City Cinemas Village East (181 2nd Avenue at 12th Street, NYC, NY).
**2009 NYIIFVF President is Abel Ferrara and he will host the Festival's Official Filmmaker Luncheon and will be in attendance during the eight-day film extravaganza. ** Legendary photographer Mick Rock will be among the talent confirmed to attend the eight-day film extravaganza.

In keeping with NYIIFVF's unique and successful formula of 15 years, more than 130 films will be screened in the competition covering every topic and country imaginable.
Genres include: Rockumentary, Sci-Fi, Animation, Music Video, Social Satire, Historical, Drama, Black Comedy, Mystery, Suspense, Travel Docu-Features, Action, Horror, Thriller, Experimental, Educational, War, Crime, Fantasy, Inspirational, Gay, Transgender, Romance, as well as a compelling slate of top notch documentaries.

Over 20 countries will be represented including: USA, France, Italy, India, Tunisia, Australia, Czech Republic, Botswana, Canada, Puerto Rico, Ireland, Malaysia, Japan, Spain, Serbia, Austria, Venezuela, Kosovo, Iceland, England, Montenegro, Portugal, Germany and Poland.
A sampling of World Premieres in the upcoming festival includes films with Iggy Pop, Mick Rock, Lloyd Kaufman, Tony Bennett, Amanda Righetti (star of the new Friday the 13th, The Mentalist) and Dan Deluca (The Wire).

Single tickets can be purchased in advance for $12 on or at the door for $15.
Media/Industry credentials can be obtained by faxing a request to 702-361-6309 on company letterhead or filling out the form on no later than March 12th 2008.
Keep visiting for all festival updates.

The NYIIFVF is accepting last minute entries for short films (under 30 minutes) for its upcoming NY festival in March. This is your LAST chance to be a part of the NYIIFVF and screen your film at the Village East Cinema in NYC. Please visit, if you want to submit a film.

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