September 29th-30th, 2023

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Join us in Clarksburg, West Virginia at the historic Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center for two days and two nights of films, education, and networking.


When/where is the festival?

Our festival will be held Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th of 2023 at the beautiful Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center located at 444 W Pike St. in Clarksburg, West Virginia.


How do I purchase tickets?

We are selling single day passes ($25 each) or a full festival all-access bundle (both days for $40). Passes give access to all films, vendors, VR installation, art gallery, and more. Please purchase your passes by visiting the Robinson Grand ticketing page here

Where should I stay while I'm in town?

If you are traveling into Clarksburg for the festival and wish to stay nearby, please consider booking a room at our partner hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn in nearby Bridgeport by clicking here. Using our link will unlock a special discounted rate offered only to guests of our festival!

What kind of films will be shown?

One thing we love about film festivals is being able to showcase a huge variety of work across many genres and by filmmakers of different ages and skillsets. As such, our festival will feature short narrative and documentary films, experimental films, music videos, and each day will conclude with two feature films and a filmmaker panel/Q&A.

All of the films selected for our program will be made in Appalachia, by Appalachian filmmakers, or will have subjects relating to the Appalachian cultural region!

Where can I find the program/schedule?

Our full schedule of events across both days of our festival is available to view right here

Can I submit a film?

Film submissions are closed for 2023, however be on the lookout for our announcements about submitting for the 2024 festival. We expect to be open up submissions shortly after the 2023 festival concludes.