The 11th Annual Queens World Film Festival will be inside, outside, virtual, and live! We are partnering with many venues across Queens including: Queens Theatre, the Museum of the Moving ImageThe Local NYCulture Lab, and the United Sherpa Association and all live screenings are presented by Benedict Realty Group.

We will work with our physical venues to adhere to all health & mask regulations in place at the time, and the complete protocols will be posted.

We are also pleased to announce that we will be streaming the entire festival on an extremely popular niche film festival streaming platform.  Available wherever you purchase your apps, no matter which phone, tablet, or TV you choose, no matter which operating system or app store,   has a watch option for you.

The full schedule is live. Tickets for all virtual screenings are on sale now: Purchase Tickets

Tickets for the live screenings will go on sale soon, as well!

Remember there is still time to purchase a HERO TICKET for the Heroes of Elmhurst!

Queens Theatre

Where: 14 United Nations Ave South, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368 – View on Google Maps
What: Queens Theatre is the premier performing arts venue in Queens. Queens Theatre’s mission is to provide quality and diverse performing arts activities that are economically and geographically accessible to the 2.2 million residents of Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the nation, and the surrounding metropolitan region. To foster greater cultural awareness and appreciation, the Theatre presents and produces programs that reflect this diversity and features international, national and local artists.

Museum of the Moving Image

Where: 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106 – View on Google Maps
What: The prestigious Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria, where ‘film comes alive’, features two spacious theatres where films are screened daily – The Red Stone Room, with 267 seats, and Bartos Room, with 68. Known as the only museum in America devoted to showcasing an extensive collection of the art, history, technique, and technology of moving images, MoMI is a truly welcoming destination, unlike any other.

The Local

Where: 1302 44th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101   – View on Google Maps
What: This alternative venue, with a large screening room in the main common area has hosted the Queens World annual Trailer Party for 8 years as well as the Indie Works monthly screening series and other film centric events. Comfortable bar with casual seating inside/outside.

Culture Lab

Where: 5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101 – View on Google Maps
What: An extremely popular indoor and outdoor event space in the heart of Long Island Socially distanced, accessible and right in the heart of the LIC arts community and adjacent to the Plaxal galleries.

The United Sherpa Association

Where: 41-01 75th Street Elmhurst, NY 11373 – View on Google Maps
What:This revered cultural institution in the heart of Jackson Heights the heart of the Nepalis Community. For months the center has provided food, tests, vaccines and is now  hosting 2 days of films from Nepal.

Past Venue

Kaufman Astoria Studios – Zukor Screening Room

Where: 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY – View on Google Maps
What: Initially home to Paramount Pictures, Kaufman Astoria Studios (KAS) is now a well-renowned production center, used for top Hollywood films, Netflix, Showtime, Amazon, Starz, and countless others, standing apart from all others in New York and the East Coast. KAS’s screening room seats up to 74 people and screens several film programs daily. 

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