2022 Summer Series Submissions Now Open

In 2021, we celebrated our 25th annual Summer Series—our signature program of new, independent films—and we have every intention of hosting in-person screenings again in 2022! We are looking forward to bringing films to live, in-person audiences again this summer!

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This is What We Mean by Short Films: Opening Night 2022
Fri May 20 7:45 PM

This is What We Mean by Short Films: Opening Night 2022

Short Film Program

Green-Wood Cemetery, Greenwood, Brooklyn

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