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New York State Film Festival will be presented at the Cinepolis Chelsea Cinema in the heart of Manhattan in New York City, running April 13th to April 15, 2018.
The Cinepolis Chelsea Cinema, formerly known as The Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas, also hosts the Chelsea Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, the latter founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, and Craig Hatkoff.

A night for film lovers throughout the world descend upon one of the birthplaces of the film industry to get their fill of new film culture, superb cuisine, and the sites of New York City.

Every year the festival holds an opening ceremony, panel discussions, screenings.

The New York State Film Festival public relations and marketing teams shine the spotlight on the festival’s attending filmmakers, disseminating countless media impressions throughout the world and providing filmmakers with new  opportunities for exposure and huge, enthusiastic audiences.


A film which is named an Official Selection of the festival receives three complimentary passes, two of which are usually reserved for the director and the producer of the film.

Additional passes may be purchased.