June 3, 2013 – The international film scene takes over NYC this month with a week of cultural cinema and soccer-themed films.
NYC International Film Festival
The NYC International Film Festival returns for its fourth year from June 13-20. This year the festival will feature over 125 screenings throughout the City and include focused film days: African American Film Day (June 13), Latino Film Day (June 15) and Israel Film Day (June 18). The festival will also feature an exclusive screening of Paramount Picture’s World War Z . For tickets and information, please visit NYCIFF.com.
Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival
The Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival is an annual series of soccer cultural events that bring together soccer and film enthusiast, taking place June 18-21. K+S is dedicated to showcasing the best soccer films in the world to bring attention to this under-appreciated, emerging film genre. Featured at this year’s festival is the television series, “The World Cup Project,” an episodic journey showing 22 amateur soccer players who use the sport for development & social change, whose pilot was shot in New York City. For more information, visit kickingandscreening.com.