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june, 2021

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Queens World Film Festival

The 11th annual Queens World Film Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue festival showcasing youth-oriented educational initiatives and year round screening opportunities for QWFF filmmakers, past and present.

Queens World Film Festival

Festival goers attending opening night of the film festival. | Photo by Joel Weber/Beechtree Images

Queens World Film Festival

Celebrating its 11th anniversary, Queens World Film Festival is set to return to the Museum of the Moving Image and the Zukor Screening Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios. From June 23 to July 3, 2021 experience exciting, topical, bold, entertaining features and shorts including narratives, documentaries, LGBTQ and animated films. This film festival is dedicated to creating worthwhile experiences for participating filmmakers and guests with some signature elements: dynamic thematic programming, hosted screening events, engaging talk-backs, relevant networking opportunities and maximum access to filmmakers. The roster includes international premiers, special events, parties and special guests.

The 2021 edition of the festival will be held virtually and in-person spanning across five separate venues located in Queens, NY.

Film Festival Tickets and Passes

Ticket prices range from free to $10.

Click here to purchase your Film Festival tickets.

Take Amtrak to the Film Festival in NYC

Experience the Queens Film Festival via Amtrak to Penn Station in New York City—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

From Penn Station take the E train towards Jamaica Center. Transfer at Queensboro Plaza (7 stops from Penn Station) to the M or R train towards Forrest Hills – 71st Avenue. Get off the M or R at Steinway Street (2 stops from Queensboro Plaza). From Steinway Street, it is about a 5-minute walk to the Museum of Moving Images and the Zukor Screening Room at Kaufman Astoria Studios.

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June 23 (Wednesday) - July 3 (Saturday)


Museum of Moving Images

36-01 35th Ave., Queens, NY 11106