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Follow These Ladies to the LES Film Festival’s Secret Beer Garden

BiergartenIt’s hard to keep all these summer film festivals straight (among others, the Brooklyn Film Festival and Rooftop Films Summer Series are currently underway, with Nitehawk’s Summer Series coming soon). But this should help: only one of these promises a secret beer garden, and that’s the Lower East Side Film Festival.
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LES Film Festival Brings Google Glass, Pool Parties and BYOB to the Cinema

"My Name Is Jonah" makes its NYC premiere at the fest.

“My Name Is Jonah” makes its NYC premiere at the fest.

Deep pockets don’t impress Shannon Walker and Tony Castle, two of the directors of the upcoming LES Film Festival (and co-workers at Noho production company BFD Productions). “We like to showcase people who innovate with things other than money,” says Castle. “You know, there’s something endearing about watching a film where you can understand how they put it all together, in a really imaginative way.” Music to the ears of struggling filmmakers everywhere.
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