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American Conservation Film Festival


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, many that rarely receive a wide showing;

  • Celebrates conservation film and video in the fun, eclectic atmosphere of historic Shepherdstown, WV;

  • Showcases independent, historic, international, and publicly funded films;

  • Offers education that complements the film selections and supports those interested in conservation filmmaking.

Earlier Event: August 29
New Moon Mycology Summit
Later Event: October 5
Mushroom City Art Festival