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SAVE THE CRESCENT THEATER!
The Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile is at serious risk of closing. Max Morey’s short video explains how contributions from film lovers like you can help keep this special screening venue alive.
The Crescent Theater has had an important and ongoing role in supporting the Fairhope Film Festival. We ask that you help us return the favor by making a donation today.
Thank You, Sponsors!
These are some of the businesses, organizations and individuals that made the 2016 Fairhope Film Festival bigger and better than ever! Join our growing family of generous sponsors and become a Fairhope Film Festival Sponsor today.
Hearin Chandler Foundation
Cobb Family Foundation
Ben May Charitable Trust
David J Cooper Family Charitable Foundation
Betty Rossell McGowin Charitable Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce J. Downey III
Stacey & John B. Howell
Lillian C. McGowin Foundation
Martin Family Foundation
Champ & Anne Meyercord
Mr. Patrick McDonald
Robert & Terry Foster Foundation
M.W. Smith Jr. Foundation
Richard F. Pate
Dr. Marshall Shoemaker OB/GYN
Dr. Savan Wilson
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About Our Festival
Located at the geographic center of America’s Gulf Coast, the quaint, beautiful and historic bayside city of Fairhope, Alabama, is the home of the Fairhope Film Festival. Founded as a nineteenth century utopian experiment, Fairhope has flourished as an arts community for over 100 years. The five festival venues, within walking distance of each other, will be located in the famous, flower-filled downtown area—considered Carmel by the Bay–convenient to restaurants, hotels, locally owned shops and the town bluffs, which boast sweeping views of the 413 square mile Mobile Bay.
The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival held each year on the second weekend in November, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period. [Continue…]
Let’s say this: film festivals are for brave people. They’re for people who want the world to be brought to them, who want to see it in its minutest detail, and who want to be opened, changed, and made better for it. They’re for people who want to embrace the world, not escape from it. In this year of belittling words and violent actions, come experience what brings us together, what makes us empathize, what allows us to put our arms around each and marvel at who we are. And love.