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The festival is coming!

Here comes the Brainwash Drive-in Bike-in Walk-in Movie Festival! When? September 3, 9, and 10, 2011, after dark. Where? Mandela Village Arts Center, 1357 5th St., Oakland. We are kicking off the 17th annual festival on September 3rd at 8 pm with movies and food trucks (Taco Oaxaco will be there)! On September 9th and […]

The Audience Choice Award goes to…

The 2010 Brainwash Drive-in Bike-in Walk-in Movie Festival Audience Choice Award goes to “Morgue: A Love Story With Guts,” directed by Donald McQuade and written by Anthony Pizzo.

2010’s Winners (minus one)!

Thanks again to all who came to the festival and all of the moviemakers! Here are the first six awards — some time in the next couple days we’ll tally up the totals of the many ballots you submitted and award the Audience Choice Award! 1st prize: With Anchovies… Without Mamma by Thomas Justino 2nd […]

Some weird footage we found

We were shooting footage for our trailer and something weird happened: A few random things as we approach festival time: We’ve updated the program page with short descriptions of the movies and where the moviemakers are from. We got a nice little blurb on KCBS’ website and another very good writeup in the East Bay […]

Announcing the 16th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival!

Read the entry to see which movies and moviemakers will be in the 2010 festival.

Thank you!!

Thank you to all of our audience members and the moviemakers (those who could make it and those who couldn’t) who made the 2009 festival a success! We really enjoyed ourselves and hope you did too. Special thanks to the folks at the American Steel building for hosting the festival and making everyone feel welcome. […]