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New York Film Festival Introduces New York Shorts Program


August 25, 2015
- The Film Society of Lincoln Center have announced the complete NYFF Shorts Programs for the 53rd New York Film Festival, taking place September 25 – October 11, 2015.

This year, the festival has created four distinct categories for the NYFF Shorts Programs, including a new dedicated category, celebrating the short-form works produced in New York by local filmmakers. The inaugural edition of this program will be sponsored by the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

“We at the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment are proud to support this year’s NY Shorts program at the New York Film Festival,” said Commissioner Cynthia López, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “Our City has a rich cinematic history, and the talented local filmmakers whose work will be showcased at the festival are a testament to our thriving creative community.”

The 17-day New York Film Festival highlights the best in world cinema, featuring top films from celebrated filmmakers as well as fresh new talent. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Sunday, September 13. Visit for more information.