Though she started her career working in front of the camera as a young actress, Effie Fradelos always knew she belonged behind the scenes and didn’t let fear stop her from making her way into the Queens World Film Festival. The 25-year-old was born in Astoria yet moved around Queens for a few years before […]
Nashwa El-Sayed was abducted to Egypt from Queens at the age of 2 by her father. After suffering from abuse, years of separation from her mother and an impending arranged marriage at the age of 17, she was finally able to leave the country and return to America.
“Artistically Challenged,” the first “TV series” written, directed, shot and formatted specifically for Instagram, launched on July 1, with seven episodes. Rego Park resident Aleks Arcabascio, and co-producers and co-writers Samuel Delmara and Jeremy Boros, are releasing an episode each day until the end of the month, when all 32 videos will be available on the photo sharing app.
Four years after filmmakers Anton Sattler and Brian Iglesias released their documentary “CHOSIN,” the pair is trying to reach a larger audience and share the story of the Korean War’s Chosin Reservoir Campaign with more people.
The Queens World Film Festival, which brings together international and local filmmakers to the borough to screen their works, celebrated its opening night on Tuesday at the Movie of the Moving Image in Astoria.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon. High near 30. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Cloudy early with some clearing expected late. Low 24. Winds light and variable.
The holiday season is upon us and LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market has all of your gift-giving needs under one roof. The new holiday market will begin on Saturday, December 7 and will be held every Saturday and Sunday until Sunday, December 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., located inside the warehouse attached to the LIC Flea lot at 5-25 46th Avenue.
Saturday, August 24 The Long Island City Community Boathouse invites adults with little to no paddling experience to a one-way paddle from Anable Basin to Hallets Cove. This moderately easy boating outing is perfect for adults 18 and older to enjoy the refreshing relief of the East River. Requests to take part can be found […]