WILLiFEST 2013 will take place from September 19 - 22 throughout Williamsburg, Brooklyn. All questions related to venue locations should be directed to [email protected] Accommodations for festival attendees can be found on our Lodging page.

A map generator is provided at the bottom of the page for detailed directions to all venues.

  Screenings @ Williamsburg Cinemas
   217 Grand Street (off Driggs Avenue)

Williamsburg Cinemas

Introducing our new partner venue for 2013, Williamsburg Cinemas.

Williamsburg Cinemas is a state-of-the-art seven-theater multiplex with stadium seating and 3D capability in every theater. Exhibiting films through 35mm projection as well as HD digital projection, it is situated on the dividing line of the south and north side of Williamsburg serving the entire north Brooklyn community.

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  Wi Music Series @ Knitting Factory
   361 Metropolitan Avenue (off Havemeyer Street)

Knitting Factory EventThe Knit returns this year hosting the Wi Music Series.Knitting Factory Interior

The legendary Knitting Factory moved to Williamsburg after 21 years in the Tribeca section of Manhattan where it gained an international reputation for its eclectic, finger-on-the-pulse aesthetic in music. The Knitting Factory also has locations in Boise (Idaho), Spokane (Washington) and Reno (Nevada).

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  Film Screenings @ El Puente
   211 South 4th Street (off Roebling St.)

El Puente has been a close partner of WILLiFEST from its beginning. And now this beautiful venue will host film screenings throughout the festival that focus on family, society and environment.

As the largest Hispanic community organization in New York City, El Puente does remarkable work to promote social justice and the arts, often using one to promote the other.

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   WILLiFEST Central/Industry Panels @ Sandbox Williamsburg
   257 Grand Street, Lower Level (at Roebling Street)

Sandbox 257 WILLiFEST returns once again to the centrally located Sandbox Williamsburg which acts as our headquarters and venue for our industry panels.

Sandbox Williamsburg is a cool and casual lounge in the heart of Williamsburg. Couches, wall-mounted monitors and snack machines are just some of the comforts of this lounge where WILLiFEST houses its main office and invites attendees to interface with the industry in educational panels on the film and music business.  

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