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The Folkway Film Festival

Location/County: Fayetteville, Fayette
March 18, 2020

The Folkway is excited to announce The Folkway Film Festival! We’re partnering with Cathedral Cafe and Southside Junction Tap House to celebrate stories told the folk way by showcasing creative and innovative films across the Appalachian region.

This festival is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. This Film Festival, among others in West Virginia, is a platform for cultural exchange and dialogue, a large number of the films are presented in person by the filmmakers in Appalachia. This can help local filmmakers exhibit their films and enrich the community’s perspectives on Appalachian culture!

Films from three separate categories will premiere at the event:

Submit your film at

Opportunities to purchase tickets to the event will be announced in the coming weeks. All ticket sales for the festival will be donated to the New River Humane Society in Fayette County, West Virginia.

The Folkway Film Festival takes place March 18, 2020 at Cathedral Cafe in Fayetteville, West Virginia. An after-party and awards ceremony will be held at Southside Junction Tap House in Fayetteville, West Virginia.

Festival time is TBA.