Get Ready for the the 3rd Annual
Nassau Film Festival! 

May 20, and May 21, 2017

 A 2-Day Long Celebration of Short Films From Around the Globe

Mark Your Calendars! The third Annual Nassau Film Festival returns to Princeton's Garden Theatre (160 Nassau Street) on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, from 9am to 3:30pm. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

Lew Goldstein got the idea to start the festival after noticing a gap in the Princeton film scene. “I felt there was a void for individuals who focused on short documentaries and short films. These are all remarkable films that deserve to be seen,” he says.

Last year’s Festival received approximately 250 submissions. This year that number has grown exponentially with over 250 films being submitted by students and non-students from all over the world. “The response was so overwhelming that we decided to make it a 2-day event” says Goldstein. 

In addition to extraordinary independent films from Iran, France, Greece, Italy, and India, the Nassau Film Festival will also celebrate filmmakers from the U.S. and from right here in Princeton.  


"The Ground is Breathing" - Ali Pour Issa

"The Ground is Breathing" - Ali Pour Issa

Thanks to all the filmmakers who submitted films Last year's 2016 Nassau Film Festival. The response to the festival has been overwhelming with films coming in from around the globe!

Iran • France • Sweden • U.K. • West Africa • United States Greece • Spain • Australia • Netherlands • India • Canada

some of our Best of Festival Awards winners:

Luke Lorentzen
Santa Cruz del Islote

Vijay Adireddy
The Brief-Case

Watch the Films

This film festival gives an opportunity for new and current filmmakers to have their short films screened. All genres and styles of films will be considered. A Best of Festival Award will be given in the filmmaker and student filmmaker categories.

Submissions for 2017 are now open.

Submit Your Films!

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