QuARTSantine: OXFF and other FFs and the PandemONIUMic – Melanie Addington (Guest Post)

It feels like March 12 was years ago now. That was the day the Governor of Mississippi limited any events that assembled 250 people or more. It was 6 days before our 2020 Oxford Film Festival was supposed to happen. And then it wasn’t happening anymore. That felt like the end of the world at the time. But since then, the film festival community has worked nonstop to rally as more than 170 film festivals scheduled for the spring and summer have had to cancel, postpone or go online. On March 27, eighty-one film festivals joined the Film Festival Alliance conference call to talk best practices and strategy moving forward.

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Entertaining, Informative, Inspiring Go-To Movies for Pandemic Shut-ins

During our current pandemic-spurred lifestyle adjustment, we may be shut in, but we’re not shut down. Even folk who don’t regularly watch movies are finding cinema culture to be an effective way to staving off the effects of social isolation and resist the onset of cabin fever. Movies move you. Here are AWFJ members’ personal recommendations for movies that entertain, inspire and inform…ENJOY!

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