Queens World Film Festival

Queens World Film Festival celebrates opening night
Queens World Film Festival celebrates opening night
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/05/2014 at 12:25PM

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.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/04/2014 at 8:04AM

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.

Jackson Heights plaza to get $500K in enhancements
West Angy Altamirano 10/23/2013 at 11:02AM

One Jackson Heights plaza is getting a little extra help to fully shine in the community. Councilmember Daniel Dromm recently announced he will allocate $500,000 in capital funds for enhancements to the 37th Road Pedestrian Plaza known as Diversity Plaza. “Diversity Plaza has become an integral part of our community,” said Dromm. “These improvements will [...]

Queens director brings female filmmakers into the spotlight
Queens director brings female filmmakers into the spotlight
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 3/25/2013 at 11:36AM

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 [...]

Stars shine at Queens World Film Festival
Stars shine at Queens World Film Festival
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 3/14/2013 at 10:49AM

The stars came out for the Queens World Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image.  Opening night was held on Tuesday, March 5 and featured films from the borough and as far away as Belgium, Italy, Spain and Australia. Organizers Katha and Don Cato welcomed the large audience of film lovers and encouraged [...]

Queens World Film Festival: Around the world, around the corner
Queens World Film Festival: Around the world, around the corner
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 3/07/2012 at 10:44AM

Elliot Lobell first fell in love with stop motion animation when he saw “Star Wars.” From that moment, he knew he wanted to be an animator. One catch – he couldn’t draw. Stop motion animation bridged the gap for the Queens native, bringing anything he dreamed to life. He created figures from clay, fabric and [...]