The second annual Cabin Fever Film Festival opens tonight at the Franklin Park Art Center near Purcellville.
In all, 11 films will be shown Friday and Saturday during the program that highlights local tales and talent. The focus is on short films, student productions and vintage home movies all shot by Purcellville-area residents.
The event opens tonight at 7 p.m. with a showing of George Escobar’s full-length “Every Boy Needs a Hero,” which will be followed by a question and answer session. The evening will end with “IRON—Man Against Metal” directed by Jeremiah Morrison.
Movies goers are invited back starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, when the documentary film block will feature “Seed,” submitted by Francis Lyons.
At noon the student film block includes Maddy Wade’s “Cody Isn’t Cool,” Stuart Smith’s “Who’s There?,” Michael Chirillo’s “Bad Things in Bad Times,” Thomas Young’s “Last Minute,” and Thomas McKenna’s “Work Hard, Dream On.”
The community film block at 1:15 p.m. includes “Cold Day at Lake Anne” and “Kibble Dreams,” both by Phil Erickson and “Impressions of India” by William S. Johnston.
The program is sponsored by the Purcellville Arts Council and the Franklin Park Visual and Performing Arts Center.
Tickets for Friday’s evening reception and film viewing are $8/person or $35/family. Tickets for Saturday are $5/person. The general admission tickets may be purchased at the door.