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The Stony Brook Film Festival presented by Island Federal Credit Union showcases the best in independent film premieres over ten days. All screen in the evening in Staller Center’s Main Stage theatre at Stony Brook University.


You’ll experience talented performances by stars of the future as well as many actors you may know: Brian Cox, Penelope Cruz, Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane, Sarah Chalke, Matthew Morrison, Betsy Brandt and Anthony LaPaglia among them.


Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 30, 2016

Films every evening, with earlier start times on weekends.


Filmmakers represent their films and participate in question and answer sessions. Hear from filmmakers, actors, and crew from all over the world and receive ballots to rate films in competition for prizes. Buy a ticket to the Closing Night Award reception at the Hilton Garden Inn-Stony Brook for the maximum film festival experience.


Film Pass $85 • Gold Pass $225

Single Tickets go on sale Monday, July 11, 2016

General admission: $12, $10 seniors, $5 all students


Box office hours

Mon to Sat, 12 noon to 6 pm and one hour before films

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