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Woodstock Film Festival

The 18th Annual Woodstock Film Festival returns October 11-15, 2017 with an extraordinary lineup of fiercely independent films, panels and special events in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Kingston, Rosendale and Saugerties. Tickets go on sale Sept 20.


This year, the Woodstock Film Festival will present iconic actor and producer Susan Sarandon with the Maverick Award. Actor Bill Pullman will be presented with the Excellence in Acting Award, and producer / manager Shep Gordon will receive the Trailblazer Award. The Award Ceremony takes place at Backstage Studio Productions (BSP) on Saturday, Oct. 14. Purchase tickets to the award ceremony here.


In addition to award honorees, notable attendees will include Giancarlo Esposito, Rebecca Miller, Griffin Dunne, William Horberg, Peter Saraf, Richard Rowley, Bob Herbert, Jamie Redford, Sam Pollard, Barbara Kopple and many more.


New to this year’s festival are the Post Production Lounge hosted by The Post New York Alliance (open to the public) as well as an exciting new virtual reality experience at the hospitality lounge courtesy of HTC VIVE (open to full festival pass holders). Full festival pass details are here.

Earlier Event: October 7
Alien Invaders in Burroughs' Backyard
Later Event: October 14
Woodsmen’s Festival