American Conservation Film Festival
The American Conservation Film Festival is an annual film festival held in
Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The ACFF features films from a diverse group
of conservation filmmakers from around the world. The 2018 American Conservation
Film Festival took place October 12-14 and October 19-21. To learn more about ACFF
visit their website.
Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education
The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education is a private, nonpartisan, and nonprofit
educational organization administered by the Congressional Education Foundation with facilities on the
campus of Shepherd University. The mission of the Center is to help foster a better public understanding
of the United States Congress and the Constitution through programs and research that engage citizens. The
Byrd Center occasionally hosts film series, especially political documentaries and other films related to
national politics. The Byrd Center also provides a venue for faculty or community sponsored films on a wide
variety of subjects. For more information visit their website.
Cinema Art Bethesda
Cinema Art Bethesda is an all volunteer organization that brings the
best in foreign and independent film to Bethesda and surrounding
Montgomery County communities. Screenings are held at the Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont
Avenue on Sunday mornings from
October through May. Each film is followed by a provocative
discussion with outstanding film experts. Theater doors open at 9:30 and films
start promptly at 10:00. Visit their
FOSL (Friends of the Shepherdstown Library)
Friends of the Shepherdstown Library is a non-profit organization
working together with the Shepherdstown Library's Board of Trustees
and librarians to strengthen and expand library services through
fundraising, developing community awareness and participation, and
organizing volunteer activities.
FOSL sponsors outdoor films projected onto the back wall of the library
during the summer. View the schedule for
FOSL's back of the library films at their
Magic Lantern Theater
This non profit cinema group, located in Winchester, VA, screened their
first film in 2001. They show one or two films each month. Their aim
is to provide a variety of film experiences to the community of the
Winchester area while enhancing the life of the city's historic downtown.
Visit their website.
Marshall Artists Series
Conducts international film festivals each spring and fall in
Huntington, WV. Visit their
Maryland Film Festival
The 2018 Maryland Film Festival took place May 2-6, 2018. The
festival's mission is to create a world class film festival centered in
Baltimore and to bring filmmakers to Maryland as a way to encourage
future production in the state.
Visit their website.
Maryland International Film Festival, Hagerstown
The Maryland International Film Festival, Hagerstown will take place March 29-31, 2019.
Visit their website.
The NCTC sponsors the Conservation & Community Public Lecture
Series in which writers, scientists, conservationists, and
historians speak at the NCTC's Byrd Auditorium. This series is
free and open to the public. To view the upcoming schedule for
this lecture series visit
The Scarborough Society is an arm of the Shepherd University Foundation
and it formed a partnership with the Shepherdstown Film Society
beginning with the spring 2009 film season. Its mission is to enhance
learning opportunities for Shepherd students, faculty, and its
communities through endowing and strengthening the Shepherd University
library system. In addition to financial support for the library
collections and technological services, the Scarborough Society hosts a
lecture series, literary receptions, art exhibits, bus tours, and an
about the Scarborough Society and become a member.
Shepherdstown Opera House
The Shepherdstown Opera House is dedicated to presenting fine musical
entertainment in an intimate and friendly music hall, and showing the
best of foreign and American independent films on the silver screen.
The music ranges from Blue Grass to Blues, from Folk to Rock, from Jive
to Jazz, featuring up-and-coming new artists and nationally known legends.
If it's good, you'll see and hear it at the
The Star Theatre is located in the historic spa town of Berkeley
Springs, WV. The theater is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8:00pm
year-round and also on Thursday evenings in the summer. It shows first-run films in a vintage, Depression-era movie house in the heart of
town. Visit their website.
West Virginia Film Office
The West Virginia Film Office is a member of the Association of Film Commissioners International
[www.afci.org] and provides clients with complimentary scouting, research, and logistical support
services; acts as a liaison between the production team and federal, state, county, city, and other
municipality agencies; acts as a liaison between the production team and private residential and
business property owners; assists in securing location permits; and provides general support to the
production team to ensure a wrinkle-free shoot. The WV Film Office also produces and distributes a
periodic electronic communication, the Email Blast, which contains a wide range of pertinent film
information, including upcoming film events in the state. Learn more or sign up to receive the Email
Blast by visiting the WV Film Office website.
West Virginia Film Series
This is a monthly film series showcasing WV films and filmmakers at
Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg. Visit their
West Virginia International Film Festival (WVIFF)
The WVIFF's mission is to encourage, support, and promote the Film Arts; to plan, organize, and present
an annual Fall Film Festival of critically acclaimed and culturally diverse domestic and foreign language
feature films unlikely to be exhibited theatrically in West Virginia; to plan, organize, and present an
annual Spring Film Festival of critically acclaimed and culturally diverse domestic and foreign language
feature films and documentaries, West Virginia-produced/related films, and educational programming; to
conduct these activities for entertainment, educational, and audience-development purposes; to encourage
local and statewide film and video production; and to carry on any business connected therewith. Contact
them at www.wviff.org.
Winchester Film Club
The Winchester Film Club partners with the Alamo Drafthouse in Winchester, VA to bring cult, classic,
indie, and foreign films to the community. Visit their
website or their