SAVE THE DATE 09.28 – 10.01, 2023 | 12th Annual Festival

2022 Special Events

Our 11th annual Big Eddy Film Festival features not only amazing film screenings but a number of special events that celebrate cinema, countercurrent narratives, and rural imagination. Learn more about these unique events below!

Rebecca at One Grand Books and Hotel Darby

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Swan Song

Join DVAA’s Big Eddy Film Festival at the Callicoon Theater on Wednesday & Thursday, August 25 & 26 at 7:30 pm for a special screening of the new bittersweet comedy SWAN SONG from local director Todd Stephens.

Film and Me

Join DVAA at the Blue Fox Motel, August 18 at 8pm

Indie Film Soundtrack Favorites
w/ DJ Tougaw

Join DVAA at the Cochecton Pump House on Saturday, July 17 at 7 pm for an exciting evening of outdoor music from favorite indie film soundtracks. DJ Jason Tougaw will take over the audio waves inside the open air eatery in celebration of the Big Eddy Film Festival’s 10th anniversary.

Free Screening of "Summer of Soul"

We kick off the summer on Thursday, July 1 with an exciting free outdoor screening of the new film SUMMER OF SOUL, presented in partnership with Bethel Woods Center for the Arts at their outdoor Terrace Stage.
Documentary Feature, Family Friendly, LGBTQ, Special Event

Little Richard: I am Everything

Time: Saturday, September 23, 20237:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Bethel Woods Event Gallery
Presented in collaboration Bethel Woods as part of BEFF: SOUNDCHECK​. Tells the story of the Black queer origins of rock n’ roll, exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music to reveal the innovator – the originator – Richard Penniman.
Family Friendly, Special Event

BEFF IGNITE: Food Justice & A Single Bite

Time: Thursday, September 28, 20234:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Tusten Theatre
Join us for an evening the WHOLE FAMILY will enjoy. Join us for two screenings and a panel discussion as we raise funds for A Single Bite. The program includes screenings of A PLACE AT THE TABLE (4PM) and LA BRIGADE (7PM).
The Chi Hive, Film Flow, BEFF, Narrowsburg
Special Event

Film Flow Yoga with Chi Hive

Time: Saturday, September 30, 20239:30 am - 10:30 am / Chi Hive
Chi Hive’s Power Yoga designed for film-going audiences! Get ready to move, sweat, and channel your inner fire to build physical strength. Enjoy a Multi-Film Inspired Soundtrack
Family Friendly, Special Event

Drawing on Film: Animation Workshop

Time: Saturday, September 30, 202312:00 pm - 1:30 pm / Tusten Community Center
Join us for a lively workshop where we will collectively make a handmade animated film without using a camera. Participants will draw directly onto clear 16mm film to create colorful dancing abstractions of lines and shapes on celluloid.
Documentary Feature, Family Friendly, Special Event

Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image

Time: Saturday, September 30, 20232:00 pm - 3:30 pm / Narrowsburg Union
Documentary that examines evolving beauty standards in the fashion industry, featuring interviews with various industry insiders and activists. It highlights the shift towards inclusivity and diversity, challenging traditional norms and promoting body positivity, ultimately inspiring viewers to reconsider their perceptions of beauty and body image.
Documentary Feature, Fine Art on Film, LGBTQ, Special Event

Hidden Master (1st showing)

Time: Saturday, September 30, 20232:30 pm - 4:00 pm / Bar Veloce
Lynes and Libations Cocktail Party at Bar Veloce. We are screening the documentary, Hidden Master: The Legacy of George Platt Lynes, about the photographer's life, work and exploration of queerness and sexuality through art.