Rockaway Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘We’re All Going to the World’s Fair,’ ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

“Sam and Mattie Make a Zombie Movie,” Robert Carnevale and Jesse Suchmann | Sept. 13 at 9 p.m.
“Małni — Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore,” Sky Hopinka | Sept. 18 at 9 p.m.
“24-hour Weekend at Bernie’s,” Jon Dieringer | On loop Sept. 17
19 at 5 p.m. "Weekend at Bernie’s,” Ted Kotcheff | Sept.
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“Terra Femme,” Courtney Stephens | Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
17 at 7 p.m. “El Planeta,” Amalia Ulman | Sept.
17 at 9 p.m. “Judas and the Black Messiah,” Shaka King | Sept.
“We’re All Going to the World’s Fair,” Jane Schoenbrun | Sept. 16 at 9 p.m.
12-19 edition. has announced its 2021 lineup for the Sept. The Rockaway Film Festival in Queens, N.Y.
“Sisters with Transistors,” by Lisa Rovner | Sept. 19 at 9 p.m.
Coinciding with the opening of a new outdoor theater, the first in Rockaway in over 20 years, the festival will play 12 feature films and 38 short films with a focus on highlighting filmmakers from the Rockaway Peninsula and elsewhere in New York City. 2021 Sundance standouts like Jane Schoenbrun's "We're All Going to the World's Fair," Amalia Ulman's "El Planeta" and Shaka King's "Judas and the Black Messiah" will be featured, as well as a short film from King called "Mulignans." On top of the newer films presented, the lineup also includes several older films, such as Cheryl Dunye's 1996 film "The Watermelon Woman" and Ted Kotcheff's 1989 film "Weekend at Bernie's," plus the 24-hour loop of the film cut by Jon Dieringer.
14 at 9 p.m. “Cross Eyed,” Amit Desai | Sept.
“The Watermelon Woman,” Cheryl Dunye | Sept. 15 at 9 p.m.
15 at 7 p.m. “Litmus,” Jon Frank and Andrew Kidman | Sept.
For the full lineup, including shorts programs and live performances, visit www.rockawayfilmfestival.com.” />
The feature lineup is below.

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