March 21, 2020

Best of Fest – Charles Town

in partnership with the Jefferson Arts Council

Tickets $10/Adults
Students 18 & under FREE

ACFF Best of Fest Charles Town 2020

March 21, 2020

Charles Washington Hall
100 W. Washington Street, Suite 200
Charles Town, WV 25414

4:30
Doors open. Fruit, cookies, lemonade provided by the Jefferson Arts Council (JAC).

5:00
Welcome and Wild_Life: Resurrection Island (44 minutes) – Tag along with National Geographic wildlife filmmaker Bertie Gregory to explore an island in the sub-Anarctic that was discovered by Captain Cook. The island was once home to a huge whaling settlement and nearly cleared of animal life. Now protected, it claims one of the highest concentrations of animals on the planet, including penguins and seals.

5:50 – 6:30
Reception, visit the JAC art exhibit and farm store Bushel & Peck downstairs. Crackers, cheese, cookies, soft drinks provided by JAC.

6:30 – 8:00
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (87 minutes) – A stunning sensory experience and cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, the film took years to make. The filmmakers traversed the globe using state-of-the-art camera techniques to document the evidence of human planetary domination. At the intersection of art and science, Anthropocene witnesses a critical moment in geologic history.