2017 RECAP

THE ARTISTS FORUM FESTIVAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE 2017 was a four day event held October 10 - 13, 2017, featuring 31 international shorts from 10 countries. Additional festival highlights include an opening night filmmakers' reception, an awards ceremony, and our closing night party.

Our generous 2017 Festival Partners included: nancy manocherian's the cell theatre, Mombucha Kombucha, The Stewart Hotel, The Chelsea Bell, Chelsea Florist Inc., Crunch Fitness, and Gourmet Popcorn by Kids I Adore. Our 2017 Media Sponsor was Chelsea Now.

Extra special thanks to our 2017 Public Relations firm, Chelsye Burrows PR.

Screenings were held 7PM to 10:30PM on October 10th, 11th, and 13th at nancy manocherian's the cell in New York City's, followed by a Q&A session, and our special Filmmakers Mixer was held on October 12th from 8PM to 10:30PM at The Chelsea Bell. You can find the 2017 program, nominees, and winners below.




AmosWhiteV and StephenHilyard 2017
Festival Director Amos White V (l) presents Filmmaker Stephen Hilyard (r) with his five #AFFESTNYC 2017 Awards!

OCTOBER 10, 2017: #AFFESTNYC OPENING NIGHT PROGRAM
LOCATION: THE CELL - 338 West 23rd Street (btwn 8th & 9th Aves)

Q&A
INTERMISSION


Q&A



OCTOBER 11, 2017: #AFFESTNYC DAY 2 PROGRAM
LOCATION: THE CELL - 338 West 23rd Street (btwn 8th & 9th Aves)

Q&A
INTERMISSION


Q&A




OCTOBER 12, 2017: #AFFESTNYC FILMMAKERS MIXER
LOCATION: THE CHELSEA BELL (316 8th Ave btwn 25th & 26th Streets)
TIME: 8PM to 10:30PM




OCTOBER 13, 2017: #AFFESTNYC CLOSING NIGHT PROGRAM
LOCATION: THE CHELSEA BELL (316 8th Ave btwn 25th & 26th Streets)
TIME: 7PM to 10:30PM

Q&A
AWARDS PRESENTATION
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY




2017 NOMINATIONS & WINNERS (*Winners in bold type):


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