Hudson Valley, CT & Beyond Getaways
Seventh Annual YoFiFest Film FestivalNovember 1-11, 2019
The seventh annual YoFiFest film festival is taking place in November, 2019! Over 190 independent movies will be screened, all films that you might not see anywhere else, both from around the world and right in our own backyard, including features, shorts, comedies, dramas, documentaries, animation, music videos and student work.
YoFiFest has received two “Best of Westchester” awards, for "Best Film Geek Event" and "Best New Film Festival", and was once again voted one of the “Top 100 Film Festivals” on FIlmFreeway. It was also named one of the Top Ten Hippest Things about Yonkers by LoHud and The Journal News and one of the "Top Five Things To Do" by Westchester Magazine.
The festival is all about connections and conversations, so in addition to including talkback Q&A sessions at almost every screening, the festival offers a "mini film school” series of workshops taught by award-winning industry professionals, and parties and receptions where filmmakers and film fans get the chance to meet and mingle.
It takes place in the revitalized waterfront section of Downtown Yonkers, home to restaurants, art galleries. and other points of interest, and just steps away from the Yonkers Metro-North station.
YoFiFest is easy to get to, fun to hang out at and not to be missed!
For tickets, passes and more information, visit yofifest.com
The dealMetro-North Riders can save big on passes to see some fantastic movies you won’t see anywhere else! Use the discount code “MNR2019” to get a 20% discount on either a Weekly Festival Pass (for unlimited films on weekdays between November 4-8) or a Full Festival Pass (good for unlimited films during the entire festival between November 1-11, as well as all the events, receptions, workshops and parties).
To Purchase Tickets:
- Visit yofifest.com and click on "Tickets".
- Select the type and quantity of passes you'd like to purchase.
- Use the code "MNR2019" to receive the discounted price.
Getting thereTake the Hudson Line to Yonkers Station. The festival takes place at the Atrium Theater, which is diagonally across the street in the Riverfront Library to your left as you exit the front of the station and YoFiFest's Digital Media Art Center is only two blocks away. Visit yofifest.com for maps and directions to both venues.
All passes are general admission. Seating is on a “first-come, first-seated” basis and subject to availability, so we recommend arriving 15 minutes before the screening. Films are unrated and some may not be appropriate for younger or more sensitive viewers, so please consult the listing on the website and contact the festival with any questions. Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Pass holders must be 21 years of age or older to attend the after-parties.
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