Just like the film pioneers that came before us, the mission of the Farm to Film Fest (F2F) is to engage and entertain audiences through film and to inspire thought-provoking conversation.
Washington is the home of the historic State Theater, the longest continuously operating movie theater in the world according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Frank Brinton, one of the earliest exhibitors of movies and magic lantern slides in the world, was a resident of the City of Washington. He and his wife, Indiana, traveled the Midwest showcasing films to captive audiences throughout the 1890's and into the 1900's. They tested the newest technology on fascinated audiences here in Washington, inspiring our love of films starting in 1897 at the still active State Theatre.
The F2F continues this rich heritage with its inaugural festival May 20-21, 2023. Participants will enjoy a diverse array of film genres to choose from throughout the weekend.