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Shepherdstown Film Society’s fall series opening reception

September 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Shepherdstown Film Society announces its fall 2017 season, in partnership with Shepherd University’s Scarborough Society. The fall theme is films of 2016 you might have missed or want to see again. The series also includes two special collaborative presentations. The movies listed below will be screened on Fridays at 7 PM in Shepherd University’s Reynolds Hall. Foreign language films are in the original language with English subtitles and closed captions or subtitles are also used for English language films, when available. All films are followed by a post- film discussion. Admission is FREE!!


September 8 “Moonlight” (2016; R) by Barry Jenkins; 111 min. Discussion led by Jean Anne Pugh. (preceded by opening reception at War Memorial Building at 5:30 PM)

September 15 “The True Cost” (2015; PG-13) by Andrew Morgan; 92 min. Presented in collaboration with the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF).

September 22 “Norma Rae” (1979; PG) by Martin Ritt; 114 min. Presented in conjunction with Shepherd University’s Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence program. Discussion led by Dr. Julia Sandy.

October 6“Paterson” (2016; R) by Jim Jarmusch; 118 min. Discussion led by Ed Zahniser.

October 27 “Lion” (2016; PG-13) by Garth Davis, in English/Bengali/Hindi; 118 min. Discussion led by Dr. Marty Amerikaner.

November 17 “The Salesman” (2016; PG-13) by Asghar Farhadi, in Persian; 125 min. Discussion led by Lex Miller.

The Shepherdstown Film Society is a coalition of interested individuals and organizations dedicated to bringing more quality films to Shepherdstown. The fall film series is made possible through a partnership with Shepherd University’s Scarborough Society and is also supported by Friends of the Shepherdstown Library (FOSL). For further information on these and other films, please visit our website at www.shepherdstownfilmsociety.org or contact Lisa Welch (304-876-1837, lmwelch@frontiernet.net) or Mina Goodrich (304-876-2159).


September 8, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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War Memorial Building
102 East German Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443 United States


Mina Greenfield