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We’re thrilled to have two outstanding Shepherd University seniors helping us out at ACFF this semester! Welcome, Blair and Maggie!
ACFF is happy to announce that we’ll be taking film submissions beginning December 15th, 2016, until April 1st, 2017, for our 15th Festival.
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Thanks to all of YOU, ACFF had an awesome 2016 of film screenings, educational programs, special events, support of emerging filmmakers, and more. See all you’ve helped us do!
“The ACFF purpose is clear, the setting is perfect, the organization is calm and effective.”
“A great source of inspiration!”
“The Filmmaker Workshop [is] a great gathering of young filmmaking talent in the nature and conservation fields.”
“Wonderful, high quality work on important issues.”
“The whole spirit of the festival is so enticing and exciting – you cannot miss this festival!”
American Conservation Film Festival
24 hours ago
This was posted by one of our audience members (thanks, Anna Small Billman) today and we thought we'd share. We can all do a little more to make a big difference! http://www.sarahwilson.com/2016/09/8-bits-of-plastic-you-can-quit-right-now/ ... See MoreSee Less
8 bits of plastic you can quit right now
The Earth can't digest plastic. Plastic things are bought and used and that's it - the Earth is burdened further. This issue has reached critical point. And we have to act. All of us. Because we ...
5 days ago
From one of our staff: "A lot of my work involves watching films about creatures great and small that are threatened by human development. These films are made by novice and professional filmmakers that care enough to spend time and money (often funded by Kickstarters) to make the public aware that we are at a tipping point. The ESA has saved many species from likely extinction." ... See MoreSee Less
The Endangered Species Act may be heading for the threatened list. This hearing confirmed it.
The 43-year-old Endangered Species Act has saved bald eagles, gray wolves and manatees from extinction.
1 week ago
ACFF has interns! We're thrilled to have these two bright young women helping us out this semester. Learn more about Blair and Maggie here:http://conservationfilm.org/2017/02/13/meet-our-2017-interns/ ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
BIg thanks to the over 300 people who came out to our Best of Fest in Frederick on Friday! Great films, discussion, and fun! ... See MoreSee Less
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AMERICAN CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL
P.O. Box 889
Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443