The American Conservation Film Festival is an annual event held in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, a vibrant arts community 70 miles west of the nation’s capital. The ACFF features films from a diverse group of conservation filmmakers around the world.
As part of our mission, the ACFF:
- Provides a venue for a diverse range of conservation films that rarely receive a wide showing;
- Celebrates conservation film and video in the fun, eclectic atmosphere of historic Shepherdstown, WV;
- Showcases independent, historic, publicly funded and Appalachian films;
- Offers an education component that complements the film selections and supports those interested in conservation filmmaking.