The American Conservation Film Festival is an annual event held in Shepherdstown, WV, a vibrant arts community 70 miles west of Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. ACFF features films from a diverse group of conservation filmmakers from around the world, hosts filmmakers and subject matter experts, offers film-making workshops, and presents several special events throughout the year.
Best of Fest gives the American Conservation Film Festival the opportunity to take a sampling of what the annual film festival offers in Shepherdstown to other communities in the region. Best of Fests have been held in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia over the past several years.
5:30 – 6:15 – Doors open, beer tasting
6:15 – 7:15 – Introduction & Misunderstood:The History of Hemp (15 min) and Treeline (40 min)
7:15 – 7:30 – Intermission
7:30 – 9:00 – Nature Rx: The Living Plant (2 min) & Fantastic Fungi (81 min)