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© 2018 Crown Heights Film Festival. All rights reserved.

Here's a sneak peak at the 2019 lineup.  We're hosting three screenings at FiveMyles.  Scroll down to choose your night.  Come to all three if you like. 

 

Come for free movies, free popcorn, free bottled water, and a free after party with wine and live music.

There'll be a different program each evening starting at 7:00 PM and there's something for everyone:  comedy, drama, documentary, animation...   

 

We look forward to seeing you.

 

 

FiveMyles 

558 St Johns Pl

Brooklyn NY 11238   

 
 

Thursday October 10th 7:00 PM

The Dishwasher
A chef at a fine dining restaurant in New York City asks a Mexican dishwasher to find good tortillas.

A film by Nick Hartanto and Sam Roden
In Your Area
Sophie Pongrace 'swipes-right' looking for a real connection but encounters something else entirely.

A film by Daniel Slottje
Tristan and Kelly
On a dark night, in a small British hamlet, Kelly, a young American backpacker, and Tristan, a struggling British jobseeker, unexpectedly collide. Grappling with fear, frustration, and attraction, Tristan & Kelly’s violent introduction sets off a series of events that change both of their lives forever.

A film by Sarah Ann Masse
Farta
Theresa has documented all of her daughter Marta’s childhood on social media without considering the full consequences.

A film by Silvia Cannarozzi
Never Going Down
One night after working late, two rival co-workers get stuck in an elevator together- and they only have each other to get through it.

A film by Celine Dayan-Bonilla
Ensemble
Paris, 1942, Isaac a Jewish child, escapes the Nazis, he finds refuge in the Mosquée of Paris where Ahmed, (Si Kaddour Benghabrit 1830 -1962) the Imam in charge, takes him under his protection. Ahmed then started to save as many children as he could, preventing them from a certain death. Until he was arrested.

A film by Mohamed Fekrane
Never Give Up
Mekon samples tunes and makes beats on his laptop whenever he finds a quiet place outside the refugee camp on Malta. He tells his story.

A film by Jonathan Schornig
Way Back
It is a coincidental discovery that tears a broke private detective
out of his daily routine and turns his life upside down. He embarks on a search into the past to change his future.

A film by Per Kasch
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Friday October 11th 7:00 PM

Late
A young girl waits to get picked up from soccer practice when an unexpected stranger arrives.

A film by Anton Saich
The Pastry
The Pastry is a dark comedy about a young jingle writer, Claudia, who is hired to write a song for a new pastry at a well-known baking company, Glomsburry Bake Shoppe. But, when the pastry isn’t what Claudia expects a top-notch corporation to produce, she’ll have to consume all the ideas she can get to write the jingle.

A film by Juliette Zygarowicz
Smoke and Mirrors
Two old friends buy into a worm farming scheme and con others to achieve their aspirations. But, when they’re duped out of their money, the two friends turn on each other and must regain what’s important - their friendship.

A film by Jonathan Burnett
The Sun Shines at Night
When Ian finds himself disinterested in having sex with his girlfriend, Claire, after she's been away for work, tensions flare and emotions get raw.

A film by Carey Kight
Exposure
As a young couple fights for survival in the harsh California desert, they confront the choices that brought them to a crossroads in their relationship.

A film by J.D. Funari
Sonata
Like shells on the beach, John Cage has found his sounds. For his work, Sonatas and Interludes, he fixed bolts, screws and rubber between the strings of his grand piano. This is how he created the tender, gamelan-like sounds he used to compose this piece of music.

A film by Christine Jezior
Margarita of the River
A documentary paper cut-out animation in Spanish showcasing moments in the life of a woman from Honduras who immigrated to the United States in order to support her family back home.

A film by Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma
Sparrow
Sparrow is the lyrical story of a small boy who believes he can fly. However, his life is overshadowed by the legend of his grandfather who died a hero in World War Two. One night he discovers the tale that his father so adamantly clings to, is a lie. In unravelling the truth behind what happened, the boy discovers the strength to stand up to the bullies in his world, in an unexpected way.

A film by Welby Ings
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Saturday October 12th 7:00 PM

Free
A Young plantation worker is secretly taught to read and write by his master’s wife. Using only the air as their blackboard, this random act of kindness provided an education that paved the way from slavery to freedom.

A film by Lisa Donmall-Reeve and Ben Hartley
The Break
An unhappy accountant works out her midlife crisis to be an artist during a "break" with coworkers at her office. An office comedy -- and grown-up version of "The Breakfast Club" -- from the award-winning filmmakers of "Sure-Fire" and "What's Eating Dad?"

A film by Michael Goldburg
Morning Glory
The Morning Glory Chorus is founded on the principles of peace, inclusion and harmony, or so they think.

A film by Cynthia Chatman
Jewelry Junky
A squad of small-time criminals take advantage of Judy’s drug addiction to come by a valuable diamond necklace. With the help of her alleged bodyguard, Judy classily causes confusion in a jewelry store. The diamond necklace – not for the last time – changes hands and so the scenario takes off.

A film by Felix Meinhardt
The Hood
A struggling actor visits Compton to research a role as a rapper, and gets an education.

A film by Patricia Delgado
Zoe In Review
An emotionally fractured woman examines her past in search of answers for her present entanglement.

A film by Stacey Larkins
Sentiments Distingues
Elena and Arturo are a couple fully in love until one day, one of their friends sows seeds of doubt in their minds. Philippe reveals to Elena that Arturo is tired of their relationship. He no longer loves her but doesn’t have the guts to tell her. But all is fair in love and war! Elena will organize their break up herself.

A film by Keren Marciano
Angel’s Mirror
In China, in the early 1990’s, a little boy and his family have just come to live in a large factory complex. As he explores his new surroundings, he comes across other boys his age playing ping-pong and discovers that they are fascinated by a cute little girl who spends her days looking out from the window of an upstairs apartment. Wanting to know more about the girl, he comes up with his own unique way of starting a friendship with her.

A film by Cheng Chao
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Morning Glory

The Morning Glory Chorus is founded on the principles of peace, inclusion and harmony, or so they think. A film by Cynthia Chatman

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