By Tammy Scileppi | QNS Staff – – Photo: Ken Brown.

Photo: Filmmakers from around the corner and across the world gathered at the Museum of the Moving Image to preview their films before screening at the 2019 Queens World Film Festival.

“If Queens were a baseball player in arbitration with a team owner, it would be able to negotiate a huge contract. Put simply, we had a terrific year!” said Queens Economic Development Corporation Tourism Director Rob MacKay. “We hosted big-ticket, international events such as the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Races, the U.S. Open, and the Hello Panda Festival. We hosted tremendous food events, such as Queens Taste. And we hosted a wide array of great theater, art, concerts, and other unique items, such as the Flushing Historic House Tour in December.

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