New Yorl Int’l Film Fest Unspools on 12th Street

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Above: A Scene from Abel Ferrara’s anticipated documentary,  Mulberry Street.

“THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS TO NYC July 22-29, 2010
200 SCREENINGS, RED CARPET PREMIERES, CELEBS, PARTIES, PANELS AND AN AWARDS CEREMONY”

New Yorkers in need of a cool, affordable yet satisfying indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Film Festival (NYIFF) has announced their slate of domestic and international films and premieres. NYIFF runs from July 22nd-29th in Manhattan and will showcase a diverse range of features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe.  Film screenings begin July 23rd on 2 screens at City Cinemas Village East.

We are excited about:

Mulberry St., Directed by Abel Ferrara. 90 min. Documentary
Born in the Bronx and raised in upstate New York, Abel Ferrara started his professional film career on Mulberry Street in 1975. For the past year he’s been living on the block, and the feast of San Gennaro is the subject of his new film. While he has used this location for a few of his features, this time it’s the star of the film. Cast: Matthew Modine, Danny Aiello, Abel Ferrara, Frank Vincent, Gianni Russo, John ‘Cha Cha’ Ciarcia, Frank Aquilino, Shanyn Leigh and Frankie Cee.
*Screening Saturday, July 24th at 8pm, Screen 2

Dirty Little Tales, Directed by Mike Williams. 20 min. Comedy.
Michael Musto from the Village Voice, interviews ‘Daphane Goodall,’ an aging Heiress who has been cut-off her Trust Fund after she rips through over 4 million in three months. She decides to write a sex tell-all book about her everyday Sexual Escapades with very young men!
The book titled “The Adventures of Needa Little” ends up topping the #1 best Sellers List for 6 weeks in a row. Michael knows Daphane and her affluent family, feels the need to find out why she wrote such a detail book for his New York column. Cast: Michael Musto as himself, Deborah Sinico.
*Screening Monday, July 26th at 6pm, Screen 3

DIRTY,” Directed by Raison Allah. 86 min. Music/Biography.
One word can change the world is an intimate look into the life and death of the ground-breaking hip hop artist Ol’ Dirty Bastard One Of  Wu-Tang Clan Founding Member. Featuring: ODB and the Wu-Tang Clan members, including: Rza, Gza, Method Man, Ghostface Killa, Raekwon Da Chef, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, ODB’s Bro
oklyn Zu, Sunz of Man, Kllarmy, The Black Knight and more of the 36 Chambers.
*Screening Thursday, July 29th at 10pm, Screen 2

For the complete film festival schedule, visit www.nyfilmvideo.com
<http://www.nyfilmvideo.com/> . All film screenings take place at City Cinemas Village East (181 2nd ave. at 12th street).

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