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Downtown Film Festival



Second Skin

By Ed Fuentes — August 12, 2009 — 3 Comments

Screenings at the Downtown Independent start Friday for "Second Skin," a documentary about virtual worlds and the lives of online gamers, particularly those addicted...


dressed to nines 2

By Ed Fuentes — August 04, 2009

The Downtown Film Festival returns for its second run August 12 - 22, with a lineup long in dark themes mixed with a bit of comedy.

Along with its features and...


dressed to nines 2

By Ed Fuentes and Eric Richardson — August 18, 2008 — 3 Comments

It's appropriate that the 1st Downtown Film Festival wrapped under the stars on Sunday night, screening Irena Salina's documentary "Flow" on Grand Avenue beneath...


In Search of a Midnight Kiss

By Eric Richardson — August 11, 2008

Downtown stars as itself in IFC Films' "In Search of a Midnight Kiss." Leads Wilson and Vivian, played by Scoot McNairy and Sara Simmonds, get off the subway at...


By Eric Richardson — July 22, 2008 — 2 Comments

The Downtown Film Festival, coming to Broadway and the Arts District in August, has announced its programming lineup. The festival claims to feature more than 200...


By Jeannine Denholm — April 12, 2008

The Barker Block lofts will soon become the official home of the Downtown Film Festival. According to founder Greg Ptacek, a 2-story loft is being transformed into...