LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! FILM-FRIENDLY EMPIRE CITY CASINO ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET TO FILM & TV INDUSTRY INSIDERS

(Yonkers, NY) – On Thursday night, September 7th, Empire City Casino rolled out the red carpet to welcome VIPs and film industry insiders onto the set of the YoFiFest Film Festival Lineup Announcement Party where tristate area location scouts and filmmakers mixed and mingled at the sixth largest casino floor in the country. Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, City of Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, City Council President Liam McLaughlin, and Deputy Director of NYS’ Governor’s film office Jerry Stoeffhaas were amongst the crowd as the first to discover the films selected for the annual Yonkers Film Festival (YoFiFest) taking place November 3rd – 8th. The official YoFiFest 2017 line-up includes feature-length films as well as shorts, documentaries, and narratives in addition to 25 student-made films.