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The Appalachian Film Festival is back! Thank you to everyone that made our returning year so special. 

If you'd like a detailed review of this year's event, please check out Huntington News Network's write-up linked below!

2023 winners

A full list of films selected to screen at the 2023 Appalachian Film Festival can be found at the link below! 

Judges chose the top 3 films in each category (Student, Music Video, Short, Feature) as well as a "Best In Fest" film. Listed below are the selected winners from 2023!



1st: bella, stefan stojanovic

2nd: little brother, marco toro, drew reuschlein

3rd: father, jobe weitzel

music videos

1st: daisies, heath holley, robb coleman

2nd: vetements, dylan smith

3rd: tamarack, nicholas hebert adams, elizabeth achee


1st: Don't put her down, julia golonka

2nd: manufactured luck, kevin keck

3rd: far & sure, the story of america's first golf course, brett ward


1st: imagining the indian, the fight against native american mascotting, aviva kempner, ben west

2nd: my (Best friend's) head exploded, scott bryan

3rd: impressions, william sellari

best in fest

bella, stefan stojanovic

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