Brooklyn has long since been the destination for artists and creative minds to live and create in New York City. With such an abundance of amazing ideas and creations coming from this proud borough, there is so much for the world to celebrate and enjoy. In an effort to spread the word and the art, one of Brooklyn’s most exciting neighborhoods hosts an annual festival. WilliFest is Williamsburg’s most famous music, film and arts festivals.
Focused on diversity, this arts festival brings together a wide variety of mediums to be showcased. At the core of all the events available for enjoyment at WilliFest is the storied Williamsburg International Film Festival.
The film festival at WilliFest is amongst the most well known and respected of all film festivals worldwide. The exhibition comprises selected work from several film categories including: U.S. Narrative Feature Films, U.S. Documentary Feature Films, International Narrative Feature Films, International Documentary Feature Films, Short Films, Animated Films, Family Fare, Music Videos, Student Films, Commercials, Soundtracks and Screenplays. With so much to choose from, these competitions are sure to provide attendees with some amazing, undiscovered gems in the film world.
WilliFest also aims to entertain through the beloved experience of live music. With this year’s acts still waiting to be announced, prospective attendees can focus their excitement on the festive, outdoor block party nature of these shows and all surrounding WilliFest events.
Set to take place September 18-21st this fall, anybody planning on being in Brooklyn should set time aside to experience the wonder and excitement of WilliFest. A host of celebrities and artists will be present to enjoy the festivities making this one of the most sought after social events in New York City this year. So check out the Big Apple’s most artistic borough and the proud Williamsburg community at this year’s WilliFest.