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Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2019 lineup (“Music Driven” night & more)

'Whack World'
‘Whack World’

The seventh annual Nitehawk Short Festival runs November 12-18 at Nitehawk Williamsburg with a wide variety of short-form films and videos. The fest includes a night from Music Driven, the BrooklynVegan-presented film series, and that happens Wednesday, November 13 at 7 PM. It includes a screening of Tierra Whack‘s Whack World, Mitski‘s “A Pearl” video, Nick Hakim‘s “Roller Skates” video, Ghost Funk Orchestra‘s “Skin I’m In” video, a short titled “Death Metal Grandma,” and more. There will be Q&As with some of the filmmakers, details TBA, and tickets for the Music Driven screening are on sale.

UPDATE: The 7 PM Wednesday 11/13 showing is now sold out, and a midnight screening on Saturday, 11/16 has been added (tickets).

There’s also selection of shorts titled “Midnight” which happens Thursday, November 14 at 9:30 PM, plus parties, workshops, and more. Tickets for the whole festival are on sale, you can find out more info about NSF19 here, and watch a trailer for the fest below.

In other “Music Driven” news, the next film in the regular (non-Shorts Fest) series is Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records, about the legendary Jamaican reggae label, at Nitehawk Williamsburg on October 15. There’s a post-screening discussion with DJ Tony English moderated by The Face Radio’s Kurtis Powers. plus an afterparty featuring DJ Mr. Lee (Going In Style Sound System). Tickets are on sale now and you can watch the trailer below.

At Nitehawk Prospect Park, there’s Slayer: The Repentless Killogy on November 6 (tickets), and Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest on November 21 (tickets).

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