Entries are now being accepted for Farm Film Fest 8, which takes place on March 13, 2016, at the Crandell Theatre in Chatham, NY. The deadline for submission of entries is February 19, 2016. The annual event is cosponsored by the Chatham Film Club, Chatham Agricultural Partnership, and Columbia Land Conservancy.
The festival shows films that focus on farms, farming, and farming issues. In the past Farm Film Fest has featured movies from both local and international filmmakers. Interest in the festival continues to grow, with more than 300 patrons attending the one-day event in 2015.
Professional and amateur filmmakers, as well as students of all ages, are encouraged to submit entries. The films are selected by a panel of local filmmakers and farmers from the sponsoring organizations.
Films should be submitted in DVD format and may run from 5 to 20 minutes in length. Send DVDs to: Farm Film Fest 8, The Chatham Film Club, P.O. Box 305, Chatham, NY, 12037. Submission forms are available at http://chathamkeepfarming.org/FarmFilmFest.html.