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Winter Film Awards International Film Festival

February 22 - March 3

Winter Film Awards Is New York City.  Like the city itself, the organization showcases the eclectic diversity and excitement of the independent arts world. The rapidly growing Winter Film Awards International Film Festival, now in its seventh year, is a dynamic and exciting event in the heart of the City.

The 2018 Festival runs February 22 – March 3 in New York City. Among the 93 Official Selections to be screened at Cinema Village in the heart of Greenwich Village (22 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003), is a diverse mixture of 13 Animated films, 13 Documentaries, 10 Feature narratives, 8 Horror films, 9 Music Videos, 31 Narrative shorts and 7 Web series, including 21 student films and 32 first-time filmmakers.  Filmmakers come from 31 countries; 40% of the films were created by women, 43% were created by people of color.

For our 2018 program, Winter Film Awards is honored to screen two feature films from China.

The North American Premiere of the 105-minute horror/thriller feature film The Revenge of Phantom Knight will screen on Monday Feb 26, in the 7:45 pm-11:15 pm screening block.  The film was produced by Xiaobo Chen and directed by David Shao, China’s premiere gothic movie director. Mr Shao studied art since childhood and learned to love the gothic genre by influence of his mother.

The North American Premiere of the 90-minute feature film “A Roar of Wolf Troops” will screen on Sunday Feb 25, in the 1:00 PM-3:30 PM screening block. The film was directed by Xinwu Zhang and produced by Yong Wang.  The film stars Miao Xie, Yunlong He, Dongmei Xu and Ying Li. Director Zhang Xinwu graduated from the Department of Directing at Beijing’s Central Academy of Drama with a Postgraduate Degree in 2004.


February 22
March 3
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Cinema Village
(22 East 12th Street
New York, NY United States
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