Lower East Side Film Festival Snags Ethan Hawke as Celebrity Judge
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One of its bigger celebrity get in recent years, the Lower East Side Film Festival announced last week that Ethan Hawke is aboard the judge panel this spring.
This sixth outing runs June 9 through June 16 at several neighborhood venues, including the Landmark Sunshine Cinema, Hotel Indigo, and the new Ludlow House. As in prior years, the Lower East Side Film Festival showcases low-budget and independent films from across the globe.
Other judges confirmed for the events are Steve Farneth of Cinetic Media and Raul Castillo of the HBO series Looking.
Prizes will be awarded to the winners in the following categories:
- Best Feature Film
- Best Live Action Short Film
- Best Animated Short Film
- Best Documentary Short Film
- Best Music Video
- The LESFF Audience Award
- The LESFF Neighborhood Award
- Best of Fest – The L.E.S. Prix D’Or