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Posted on: January 12, 2021

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Slate of Films for 4th Annual Cabin Fever Film Festival

PURCELLVILLE, Va.  January 11, 2021—The fourth annual Purcellville Cabin Fever Film Festival kicks off with a slate of 15 films that highlight Loudoun filmmakers.  This year’s films are in the categories of Live Action Short, Documentary Short, Stop Motion, and Music Video, all shot by Purcellville area residents or filmmakers with ties to Purcellville.  Break that cabin fever in late-January and enjoy the fourth year of Purcellville’s only film festival!  


All the films will be shown on Friday evening and repeated Saturday to maximize the viewing opportunities, since audience size is limited to 50 people each day.  Franklin Park Arts Center has created a Film Festival that meets or exceeds all of the Virginia guidelines and protocols for COIVD-19 which include socially distanced seating, required face coverings, and enhanced cleaning protocols. 


The slate of films is provided below.


  • Treasure Hunt, by Josh Ryan
  • Revenge of the Electric Cart, by Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
  • Rockabilly Funeral, by Dan van Buskirk
  • Cut, by Hannah Cantrell
  • Ghost Town, by Emily Fraser
  • My Happy Place, by Maddy Wade
  • The Bun Bun Show, by Noah Benson
  • Modern Conveniences?, by Phil Erickson
  • Night Like This - Crowder, by Hannah Benson
  • Nice to Meet You, by Maddy Wade 
  • Sorry We’re Open, by Dan van Buskirk
  • Camping with the Crew, by Maddy Wade 
  • Blue Bell Tour, by Joey Walker
  • Fish Bowl, by Hannah Cantrell
  • Convict, by Josh Ryan

On Friday, January 22, at 7:00 PM each of the filmmakers will be recognized by the Town. The films will then be shown in two segments with a 10-minute break after the first hour. On Saturday, January 23, we will repeat the same viewing schedule of films, starting at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $5 for Friday night and $5 for Saturday. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at: Franklin Park Arts Center is located at 36441 Blueridge View Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132.


After the festival, there will be recorded interviews with the filmmakers that will be posted online. Members of the audience who attend the festival will be given an opportunity to submit questions directed to the different filmmakers. 


Cabin Fever Film Festival questions should be directed to Elizabeth Bracey, Manager, Franklin Park Arts Center or 540-338-7973 or Suzan Mardis, Purcellville Arts Council,


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