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Posted on: January 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Slate of Films Released for Cabin Fever Film Festival

PURCELLVILLE, Va.  January 18, 2022—The fifth annual Purcellville Cabin Fever Film Festival kicks off with a slate of 13 films that highlight Loudoun filmmakers. This festival highlights local tales and talent films, student productions, and vintage home movies, with emphasis on films made in Purcellville or by residents in the Purcellville area. To celebrate the fifth year of this festival, prizes will be awarded for Best Student-Produced Film, Best Loudoun-Focused Film, and Audience Favorite. Prizes are sponsored by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center, the Purcellville Arts Council, and Visit Loudoun. Break that cabin fever in late-January and enjoy the fifth year of Purcellville’s only film festival!  


Five of the 13 films highlight physical, historical and human assets specific to Loudoun County and will be shown on Friday evening starting at 7 p.m. Visit Loudoun will announce its selected winner from this series of films. Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 29, these films will be shown again and after a short intermission, the final block of 8 films will be shown, which include live action, documentary, and stop motion. During the Saturday viewing, members of the audience will select their favorite film to determine the “Audience Favorite” category. Winners of this category along with the “Student” category will be announced. 


The slate of films is provided below. Loudoun-Focused films will be shown on Friday night and repeated on Saturday at 10:00 am.

Loudoun-Focused Films

  • Land Trust of Virginia by Michael Jarvis & Weston Trussell
  • Goose Creek by The Lincoln Studios
    • Arcola Courters by Mike Ellison
  • My Farm Friends by Joey Walker
  • 30 Days in June 2019 by Doug Graham


Saturday Festival block of films

  • The Bun Buns Return by Aaron and Noah Benson
  • Who dun it by Ian Poole & Tara Linhardt
  • Dande Biyo by Ian Poole & Tara Linhardt
  • On Fire by Andrew Broadhurst
  • Closest to the Pin by Andrew Broadhurst
  • Light Leaks by Maddy Wade Films
    • The Women are Not Getting Along by Maddy Wade Films
  • Anteaks Roadshow by Phil Erickson & Penny Hauffe


Tickets are $5 for in-person viewing on Friday, January 28 and $5 for either in-person or virtual viewing on Saturday, January 29. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at: Franklin Park Arts Center is located at 36441 Blueridge View Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132. 


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