By David Brand
The annual Queens World Film Festival returns to the borough next month, showcasing more than 200 movies at the Museum of the Moving Image and the Zukor Theatre.
Event organizers will announce the lineup at a special event at the Museum of the Moving Image on Monday, March 4 at 9:30 a.m.
The 11-day festival is the ninth annual iteration of the event and festival programmers screened 814 films from 55 nations before selecting the 200 best, said festival artistic director Don Cato.
“There are films from four of our great boroughs and a groundbreaking 79 films by women,” Cato said. “We literally have something for everyone.”
Opening Night will showcase seven short films, including Academy Award nominee “Marguerite,” at the Museum of the Moving Image on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m.
The festival ends March 31 with the presentation of the “Best of Awards” will be given in each category, including Best Feature and Best Director.
Tickets are now on sale for all films at the Museum of the Moving Image and the Zukor Theatre at queensworldfilmfestival.com.