We showcase films that resist the norm in technique, form, or content from the mainstream and present adventurous works that challenge commercial and audience expectations. If you have a film to submit, please use the FilmFreeway link below.

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Our audience votes for the winners at our events. The winners of each event take home $2000 of in-kind prizes.

There are film festivals aplenty in New York, but none with quite so much local flavor as the new Bowery Film Festival
– Bedford and Bowery