Opening Night of Bushwick Film Festival 2021

By Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions

[October 20, 2021-Brooklyn, NY] The Bushwick Film Festival was back in full force last night making its return to the red carpet at Lot45 in Brooklyn for the festival’s opening night celebration. I had a chance to interview Festival Founder Kweighbaye Kotee (above) on the red carpet.  

This year marks the festival’s 14th year running and will be presented as a hybrid festival with some in-person screenings and events as well as a full catalogue of official selections available to stream online. The festival will continue streaming all films on its platform with daily filmmaker Q&A’s, and its awards ceremony will be available to watch on Facebook Live.

According to their most recent press release there will be a full day of in-person screenings on October 23rd through a partnership with Regal Cinemas in downtown Brooklyn. The festival will also be hosting special events including, a full day of industry networking at Circa Brewing Co. in downtown Brooklyn on October 23, and a Movie Industry Conference online on October 24 with panelists including Emmy nominated Producer Mynette Louie, Editor of HBO’s Scenes from a Marriage Yael Hersonski, Rahul Roy from Magnolia’s Theatrical Distribution, Founder of Fourth Agreement Entertainment Dana Kuznetzkoff, Founder of The Future of Film is Female Caryn Coleman and more. 

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