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15th Annual Conservation Film Festival Promises Wonder

Shepherdstown, WV – The 15th annual American Conservation Film Festival opens Thursday, October 12th with a festive reception and free film screening and culminates with its Encore Award Winners Weekend October 20-22. The Festival brings…Continue Reading

The American Conservation Film Festival Comes to Berryville!

Berryville, VA – The American Conservation Film Festival, based in Shepherdstown, WV, is pleased to partner with the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, VA, to bring audience members a sampling of Festival films ahead of the 14th annual festival…Continue Reading

ACFF Best of Fest at the Weinberg Theater in Frederick on February 6, 2016

The American Conservation Film Festival’s Best of Fest returns to the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, MD, for the fourth year for an event featuring live music, beer tasting, three films, and discussion about horse rescue following…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Film Society Continues its Free Film Series with “DamNation”

The Shepherdstown Film Society Continues its Free Film Series for Shepherd University students and faculty and the greater Shepherdstown community with “DamNation” October 9

Our continuing partnership with the Scarborough…Continue Reading

WV Films Kick Off ACFF 2015

Shepherdstown, WV.  The 13th annual American Conservation Film Festival opens on Friday, October 23, 2015, with a block dedicated to some of the most pressing issues facing West Virginia’s residents, environment, and economy. …Continue Reading

2014 ACFF Audience Choice Award Goes to “DamNation”

The 2014 Festival weekend has wrapped, the audience has voted “DamNation” its favorite film, and ACFF will be doing a special screening event this Sunday, November 9, at 5pm at the Opera House in Shepherdstown.

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Filmmakers & Special Guests to Attend 2014 American Conservation Film Festival

Fifteen filmmakers and special guests will be attending the 2014 American Conservation Film Festival this weekend, participating in post-film discussions and mingling with the crowd.  46 outstanding conservation films will be shown over…Continue Reading

Getting Wild at the American Conservation Film Festival

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act, the landmark conservation bill that helped protect the nation’s most pristine and expansive wild spaces for future generations.  ACFF is celebrating with several…Continue Reading

Family & Community at the American Conservation Film Festival

The American Conservation Film Festival is pleased to present two blocks of films at its upcoming festival specifically targeted to a family audience and community interests.  The festival opens Thursday evening, October 30, and runs…Continue Reading

Leitersburg Cinemas Adds New Technology for Hearing and Visually-Impaired Patrons

Hagerstown, Maryland [September 30, 2014]:  Continuing to grow and improve the local movie-going experience, Leitersburg Cinemas recently expanded their technology to include closed captioning, hearing impaired technology, and descriptive…Continue Reading

2nd Annual Outdoor Movie & Drive-In This Weekend, Hagerstown, MD

Hagerstown, Maryland:  Leitersburg Cinemas, in partnership with What’s NXT, a local events and entertainment guide, is reviving its Outdoor Movie & Drive-In, brought to you by Younger Mitsubishi, for a limited 4-day event. …Continue Reading

MDIFF-H Announces Closing Night Film and Festivities

Hagerstown, MD — On Saturday, May 3, the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown, (MDIFF-H) will begin the evening entertainment at 7:00pm at the Academy Theater with the screening of “Backseat”. Festival Vice President, Tracie…Continue Reading

Coffee, Kill Boss Selected for Opening Night at the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD — The Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown (MDIFF-H) has selected Coffee, Kill Boss to be the opening night feature film. The evening will commence at 6:00 pm, Thursday May 1, at the Maryland Theatre with a red…Continue Reading

More than 60 Films From Around the World Selected for the Maryland International Film Festival

Hagerstown, MD – Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown.

The Maryland Theatre is the official box office for the entire film festival, call 301-790-3500, or at Reading

11th American Conservation Film Festival

Shepherdstown, WV - The 11th American Conservation Film Festival opens on Halloween night, Thursday, October 31st and runs through Sunday, November 3rd.  From 20 films in 2003, ACFF has grown to 65 films over 4 days at 5 venues throughout…Continue Reading

Drive-In Movies Return to Leitersburg for Ten-Day Festival

Hagerstown, Maryland - Leitersburg Cinemas and the local events guide, What’s NXT, are extending the summer movie season with a 10-day Outdoor Movie and Drive-In event.  Each evening from September 27 through October 6, they will offer…Continue Reading

Shepherdstown Film Festival Launch Party September 20

Shepherdstown, WV - The second annual Shepherdstown Film Festival will be held at the Opera House in Shepherdstown, WV October 4th (6pm-10pm) and 5th (6pm-10pm) 2013

For the first time ever, The Shepherdstown Film Festival will…Continue Reading

Weinberg Center partners with the American Conservation Film Festival to present ‘ACFF Best of Fest’

The Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, MD announces the premiere event of its partnership with the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF). On Saturday, January 12, 2013. Starting at 7:30 pm, three of the top films from the 2012…Continue Reading

“Run For It” Documentary Film Series About Elections Hosted By Byrd Center

Beginning with the acclaimed 2004 film IRON JAWED ANGELS on October 3, 2012, the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies at Shepherd University will host a series of recent films that pertain to voting and elections.  The series,…Continue Reading

Filmmakers share secrets at 9th annual American Conservation Film Festival

Shepherdstown, WV - Film lovers and film makers alike will enjoy learning secrets of the trade at three events during the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF) in historic Shepherdstown WV, November 3rd – 6th 2011.

ACFF’s…Continue Reading

Saturday Oct. 15 at Leitersburg Cinema: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson” Expected

Hagerstown, MD – The star of the “A-Team” is expected to make an appearance at the Leitersburg Cinemas. “Rampage” Jackson is a former UFC Champion, and while still fighting competitively, he is also an accomplished actor.

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“World War Z” and “State of Play” Screenwriter to Attend Maryland International Film Fest

Hagerstown, MD — “World War Z” screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan is walking the red carpet with “A-Team” Director Joe Carnahan on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 6:30 PM. Both Carnahans will participate in a Q and A after the…Continue Reading

New Documentary to Premiere About Battle of Hagerstown

Hagerstown, MD—On July 6, the City of Hagerstown and the Hagerstown-Washington County CVB will host a premiere showing of the newly completed documentary about the July 6, 1863 cavalry battle that took place on the streets of downtown…Continue Reading

Regal Cinema offers $1 movies at 2011 Summer Movie Express

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Leitersburg Cinemas and Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Hagerstown Partner for Yogi Bear Movie

Hagerstown, MD – For the opening of the highly anticipated Yogi Bear movie on Friday, December 17th, Leitersburg Cinemas has announced “Yogi Bear and Friends”, a partnership with locally owned Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Hagerstown.

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“The Next Three Days” - Movie Review

Some people just let life happen to them. Others fight for what they believe.

John Brennan believes his wife is innocent.

John (Russell Crowe) is a typical loving father who teaches at the local community college. While his…Continue Reading

“Morning Glory” Review - a fun-loving romantic comedy with a twist.

Becky Fuller (Rachel McAdams) is the essence of a workaholic. What she lacks in pedigree, she makes up in hours. As an executive news producer, she is the first to arrive and the last to leave the station; and even when she leaves, she never…Continue Reading

Movie Review “The Town” Starring Ben Affleck

“The Town” is the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston Massachusetts. The movie is about fitting in. Or not.  In his screenplay and directorial debut,  Ben Affleck has done a superb job.  He not only brings us this believable…Continue Reading

The Blind Side Movie Review

This movie receives two thumbs up from me.  It is a sappy movie.  If you are a football fanatic looking for a football movie, this movie is probably not it.  This is the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized…Continue Reading

The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry rules in Theater

Movie goers proved once again that clean, wholesome, family-friendly films rule the box office.

The much anticipated “Secrets of Jonathan Sperry” debuted Friday September 18th nationwide, packing out The Berkeley Plaza Theater…Continue Reading

Movie Review: Charlie Wilson’s War

Tom Hanks
Julia Roberts
Phillip Seymour-Hoffman

What’s It About
The party never stops with Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), the fly by night Texas senator who saves the Afghans from the Soviets in the early…Continue Reading

Movie Review: Juno

Ellen Page
Michael Cera
Jennifer Garner
Jason Bateman

What’s It About
Teenage and pregnant Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) quickly learns the reality of life’s bumps and bruises when growing up becomes…Continue Reading