Submitted by ub on Thu, 05/29/2014 - 10:24

The New York City International Film Festival will be showing movies from May 29th - June 5th.

Filmmakers from 27 countries will be in New York City to premiere over 77 films. The festival is sponsored by Peroni Italy and features a variety of events. Latino Film Day is back by popular demand and made possible by Made in NY. Festival highlights Include:

May 29– Black Tie Opening Gala with Red Carpet & Screening of “Sam”

May 30 – Feature Film Screenings with Red Carpet – Gulshan Grover to introduce “Burning


May 31 – 2nd Annual Latino Film Day – Shorts & Feature Films, made possible by the

support of Made in NY

June 1 – Screening of “Swollen Feet” and “Rooftops”

June 2 – Screening of “Brunello Cucinelli: A New Philosophy of Clothes,” “The Cocaine

Route,” and “The Curse of Edgar”

June 3 – Nine Film Screenings

June 4 – Screening of “Victims,” “Half the Road,” and “World School”

June 5 –A Night of China screening “Old Cinderella” and “Don’t Expect Praises”

– Closing Gala Awards Night with Red Carpet

PERONI Award for Best International Narrative Feature

“I created the NYCIFF with the purpose of giving filmmakers a high profile platform in the States to showcase their work to a vast and diverse audience,” says my Tocayo Roberto Rizzo, Founder of the NYCIFF. In addition to screenings, seminars are happening on topics like “How to maximize the benefits of filming in New York?” and “What do I need to know about theatrical distribution?”

The NYCIFF offers a variety of VIP packages; general admission film passes, and discount tickets.

The New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) has a well-earned reputation, nationally and internationally, as one of the most respected events of the film festival year. The NYCIFF is committed to bringing the best of the world’s cinematography to New York City and providing a platform for talented domestic and international filmmakers to showcase their work.