Glimpses from the Inaugural Bedford Stuyvesant Crown Heights Film Festival

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BEDFORD STUYVESANT — It’s film festival season and Brooklyn’s all in.

The Bedford Stuyvesant Crown Heights Film Festival launched Friday night with a red carpet rollout in front of the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration Plaza).

The free, 2-day event showcased two features, five short films, a web series and several artist panels to celebrate and acknowledge people of color in the film industry. The opening night brought more than 200 people out to the Billie Holiday Theatre at Restoration Plaza.

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